Marietta Horster

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Marietta Horster
Born8 June 1961
NationalityGerman
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Cologne
ThesisBauinschriften römischer Kaiser. Untersuchungen zu Inschriftenpraxis und Bautätigkeit in Städten des westlichen Imperium Romanum in der Zeit des Prinzipats
Academic work
DisciplineClassical Archaeology
InstitutionsUniversity of Cologne
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
Gerda Henkel Foundation
Humboldt University
University of Hamburg
University of Mainz

Marietta Horster (born 8 June 1961) is Professor of Ancient history at the University of Mainz.[1] She specialises in the study of epigraphy in the Roman Empire.

Biography[edit]

Horster studied Ancient History, Latin and Political Science at the Universities of Lausanne, Bonn and Cologne and completed her studies in 1989 in Cologne with a master's degree in Ancient History, Latin and Political Science. From 1990 to 1994 she was Research Associate at the Department of Ancient History of Werner Eck at the University of Cologne, where she was awarded her doctorate in 1995. Her thesis was on the study of building inscriptions of Roman emperors in the west of the empire.[2]

From 1995 to 2001, Horster taught as a research assistant at the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of Rostock. In the winter of 1998/99 she was a Sterling Dow Fellow at the Center for Epigraphic and Paleographical Studies at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Horster was a research associate of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and a research fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation. She subsequently was a visiting professor at the Humboldt University in Berlin and held a chair at the University of Hamburg.[3] In 2010 she succeeded Leonhard Schumacher as Professor of Ancient History at the University of Mainz.[4]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • 1997. Literarische Zeugnisse kaiserlicher Bautätigkeit. Eine Studie zu Baumassnahmen in Städten des Römischen Reiches während des Prinzipats. Stuttgart/Leipzig, Teubner.
  • 2001. Bauinschriften römischer Kaiser. Untersuchungen zu Inschriftenpraxis und Bautätigkeit in Städten des westlichen Imperium Romanum in der Zeit des Prinzipats (Historia Einzelschriften. 157). Stuttgart, Steiner.
  • 2004. Landbesitz griechischer Heiligtümer in archaischer und klassischer Zeit (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten 53). Berlin, De Gruyter.
  • 2011. with Klöckner, A. (eds) Civic Priests : Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity. Berlin, De Gruyter.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marietta Horster. Lehrstuhl Alte Geschichte". University of Mainz. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  2. ^ Ralf Behrwald (2002). "Review: Marietta Horster, Bauinschriften römischer Kaiser. Untersuchungen zu Inschriftenpraxis und Bautätigkeit in Städten des westlichen Imperium Romanum in der Zeit des Prinzipats. Historia Einzelschr. 157. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2001. Pp. 496. ISBN 3-515-07951-3. EUR 97.00". Bryn Mawr Classical Review.
  3. ^ "Horster, Marietta. Senior Fellow: April 2016–August 2016". University of Hamburg. 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  4. ^ Jörg Rüpke, ed. (2011). A Companion to Roman Religion. John Wiley & Sons. p. xvi.