• Jack Cargill
  • Jack Cargill
  • Professor Emeritus of Ancient History
  • Degree: Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, B.A., M.A. University of Texas, Austin
  • Research Interests: Ancient Greece, the Near East, and Rome, and the interactions between them, with special interests in classical Greek epigraphy and historical issues related to the Bible and archaeology



  • 510:201 Ancient Greece
  • 508:200 Ancient Near East (cross-listed with Jewish St. and Middle Eastern St.)
  • 510:301-302-303 Early-Classical-Hellenistic Greece
  • 506:402 Seminars in Ancient Topics, classical and biblical (sometimes cross-listed)


  • Family, Feelings, Play, Politics, and Holy War: Poems by Jack Cargill (Authorhouse.com 2005)
  • Mercenary of the Gods: Memoirs of a Greek in Service to Judah and Egypt (Regina Books, Claremont, CA 2004)
  • "Death, War, Whimsey: More Poems on Ancient Themes," Ancient World 35 (2004) 117-129
  • "Homage to Cavafy: Some Poems in Ancient Settings," Ancient World 32 (2001) 217-231
  • "Ancient Israel in Western Civ Textbooks," History Teacher 34 (2001) 297-326
  • complete texts of above three available at personal website
  • Handbook for Ancient History Classes (Regina Books, Claremont, CA 1997)
  • "The Decree of Aristoteles: Some Epigraphical Details," Ancient World 27 (1996) 1-12
  • Athenian Settlements of the Fourth Century B.C. (E.J. Brill, Leiden 1995)


  • Misc. research grants, graduate fellowships, undergraduate scholarships


  • Association of Ancient Historians (past 2-term Sec./Treas.)
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens Alumni Association (past Council member)
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens Managing Committee (past RU representative)