Kate Cooper -
Kate Cooper is Professor of Ancient History in the University of Manchester. She writes and teaches about the world of the Mediterranean in the Roman period, with a special interest in daily life and the family, religion and gender, social identity, and the fall of the Roman Empire.
Kate maintains a blog, kateantiquity, and frequently contributes to print, web, and broadcast media in the UK and US. Details of her media work can be found at http://kateantiquity.com/media-links/
Kate is currently holder of a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (2012-15), for a project on The Early Christian Martyr Acts: A New Approach to Ancient Heroes of Resistance. Updates on this work are posted at http://kateantiquity.com/martyrs/
Her most recent book, Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women, will be published by Atlantic Press (UK) and Overlook Press (US), in August and September of 2013 respectively. Previous books include The Virgin and the Bride (Harvard) and The Fall of the Roman Houshehold (Cambridge). A c.v. and selected publications are posted on academia.edu.
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