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Jack Cargill
Professor Emeritus of Ancient History
Degree: Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, B.A., M.A. University of Texas, Austin
Website: http://fas-history.rutgers.edu/jcargill
Email: jcargill@rci.rutgers.edu
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

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

UNDERGRADUATE

  • 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)

PUBLICATIONS

  • 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)

AWARDS

  • Misc. research grants, graduate fellowships, undergraduate scholarships

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • 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)