Nathan Rosenstein

Nathan Rosenstein

Nathan Rosenstein

Professor Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient History
  • Military History
  • Comparative Empires
  • Human Conflict, Peace, and Diplomacy
  • Power, Culture, and the State


  • Ph.D., 1982, University of California at Berkeley
  • M.A., 1977
  • B.A., 1974

A specialist in the history of the Roman Republic and early Empire, Professor Rosenstein is the author of Imperatores Victi: Military Defeat and Aristocratic Competition in the Middle and Late Republic (1990), Rome at War: Farms, Families, and Death in the Middle Republic (2004) and Rome and the Mediterranean 290 to 146 BC: The Imperial Republic (2012).  He is also co-editor, along with Kurt Raaflaub, of War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (1999)and, with Robert Morstein-Marx, of A Companion to the Roman Republic. (2006)

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