Mary T. Boatwright

Professor of Classical Studies

External address: 
231 Allen Bldg, West Campus, Durham, NC 27708-0103
Internal office address: 
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
Phone: 
(919) 684-3189
Office Hours: 

M 2:45-4:00pm, Tu 1-2pm, & by appt.  (I'm happy to meet you outside regular hours, but need to set it up.)

Roman history, especially the social and political history of the Empire; Roman women; topography of Rome; Rome's northern frontiers; Latin historiography

Education & Training:

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1980

  • M.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1975

  • B.A., Stanford University 1973

Boatwright, MT. "Review of A. Grimm, D. Kessler, and H. Meyer, Der Obelisk des Antinoos." American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1998): 173-173.

Boatwright, MT. "Review of A. Grimm. D. Kessler, and H. Meyer, Der Obelisk des Antinoos." American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1998): 173-173.

Boatwright, MT. "Review of F. Yegul, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity." Design Book Review 35/36 (1995): 70-74.

Boatwright, MT. "Review of O. F. Robinson, Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration." Classical Outlook 70 (1993): 150-150.

BOATWRIGHT, MT. "HADRIAN AND ROMAN ARCHITECTURE - FRENCH - STIERLIN,H." JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS 45.4 (December 1986): 408-410. Full Text

Pages

Boatwright, MT. "Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96." The Year A.D. 96: Did It Make a Difference?. Ed. E Badian. 2000.

Boatwright, MT. "Just Window Dressing? Imperial Women as Architectural Sculpture." I Claudia II. Ed. DEE Kleiner and SB Matheson. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. 61-75.

Boatwright, MT. "Luxuriant Gardens and Extravagant Women: The Horti of Rome between Republic and Empire." Horti romani. Ideologia e autorappresentazione. Ed. M Cima and E La Rocca. Rome: L’Erma de Bretschneider, 1998. 71-82.

Boatwright, MT. "Italica and Hadrian’s Urban Benefactions." talica MMCC: Actas de las Jornadas del 2.200 Aniversario de la Fundación de Itálica. Ed. A Caballos and P Leon. Seville: Consejeria de Cultura, 1997. 115-135.

Boatwright, MT. "The Traianeum in Italica (Spain) and the Library of Hadrian in Athens." The Interpretation of Architectural Sculpture in Greece and Rome. Ed. D Buitron-Oliver. Hanover / London: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 1997. 193-217.

Boatwright, MT. "The City Gate of Plancia Magna in Perge." Roman Art in Context: An Anthology. Ed. ED Ambra. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1993. 189-207.

Boatwright, MT. "Plancia Magna of Perge, and the Roles and Status of Women in Roman Asia Minor." Women’s History and Ancient History. Ed. SB Pomeroy. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1991. 249-272.

Boatwright, MT. "The Lucii Volusii Saturnini and Tacitus." I Volusii Saturnini: Una famiglia romana della prima età imperiale. Ed. A Carandini. Bari: De Donato, 1982. 7-16.

Pages

Boatwright, MT. "The Style of the Laudes Neronis, Chapter 4.1 of Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis." Ed. MT Boatwright. Classical Bulletin 62 (1986): 10-16.

Boatwright, MT. "The Pomerial Extension of Augustus." Historia 35 (1986): 13-27.

Boatwright, MT. "Tacitus on Claudius and the Pomerium of Rome: Annals 12.23.1-24." Classical Journal 80 (1984): 36-44.

BOATWRIGHT, MT. "FURTHER THOUGHTS ON HADRIANIC ATHENS." HESPERIA 52.2 (1983): 173-176. Full Text

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