Aaron Irvin

Work with STARZ Spartacus.

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles,  2012.
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007.
B.A., Western Washington University, 2005.

Competition and the Creation of Roman Gaul. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming 2016)
“The Empire of Friends and the House of the Father: Celtic and Canaanite Elite under Imperial Rule,” in Conference Proceedings: Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World. Ed., M. Jankovic and V.D. Mihajlovic. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
"A Critique and Synthesis of Commentaries and Interpretations of Aristophanes' Birds." Coreopsis: A Journal of Myth and Theater. October 2009.
"Regional Foundations for Internationalism in the Ancient Near East: The Case of Canaan." October 8, 2007. UC World History Workshop. Working Papers from the World History Wokshop Conference Series.

Courses Taught
History of World Civilizations to 1500 AD
Introduction to Historical Studies
The Ancient World to the Fall of Rome
The Ancient Near East
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome

Research Interests
Government and Empire in the Ancient World; Competition and Personal relationships in Governing Ancient Empires; Nature, role, and impact of polytheistic cults and polytheistic religion in the ancient world; Greek Tragedy and Comedy.