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Jan Bremmer

Fellow 09/2019 - 12/2019

Jan Bremmer

Raum: SGLG 317

Tel.: +49 941 943-5972

E-Mail: j.n.bremmer@rug.nl


Kurzbiografie

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  • Free University, Amsterdam, 1962 - 1970 (Classics and Spanish)
  • Bristol University, 1969 - 1970

DISSERTATION

The Early Greek Conception of the Soul (Free University Amsterdam: 1979)

EMPLOYMENT

  • Military Service (Intelligence: Russian), 1970 -1972
  • Local high-school teacher, Classics, 1972 - 1974
  • Utrecht University: Assistant Professor of Ancient History, 1974-1978; Associate Professor of Ancient History, 1978 - 1990
  • University of Groningen: Chair, Religious Studies, 1990-2009

FELLOWSHIPS AND VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS

  • Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington D.C., Fellow, 1980 - 1981
  • Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fellow, Fall 2000
  • Visiting Canterbury Fellow, Christchurch (NZ), March 2002
  • Inaugural Getty Villa Professor, Malibu, 2006-2007
  • Visiting Leventis Professor, Edinburgh, Autumn 2007
  • Senior Onassis Fellow, Autumn 2008
  • Fellow, Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, Cologne, 2010-2011
  • Inaugural Gastprofessor für Kulturgeschichte des Altertums, Münchner Zentrum für Antike Welten, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, 2011-2012
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, 2012-2013
  • Fellow, Max Weber Kolleg, Erfurt, 2013-2014
  • Visiting Professor, Collaborative Research Center / Sonderforschungs- bereich 948, Freiburg/Br, September to December 2014
  • Macquarie Ancient Cultures Research Centre Visiting Research Fellow for 2016
  • Fellow, Max Weber Kolleg, Erfurt, Sommersemester 2016
  • Fellow, Käte Hamburger Kolleg Dynamiken der Religionsgeschichte zwischen Asien und Europa, Bochum, 2016-2017
  • Fellow, Max Weber Kolleg, Erfurt, Sommersemester 2018
  • Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Study in Oslo, February-March 2019

FORMAL LECTURES

  • The Read Tuckwell Lectures, ‘Inventing the Afterlife’, Bristol, 1995, published as The Rise and Fall of the Afterlife (London: Routledge, 2002)
  • Heuscheuervortrag, Heidelberg, 1996
  • Loeb Lecture, Harvard, 1997
  • Samson Eitrem Memorial Lecture, Oslo, 1998
  • 4 lectures on conversion, Graduiertenkolleg ‘Das antike Christentum’, Bremen, October 2004
  • The Martin P. Nilsson Lecture on Greek Religion, Athens, Swedish Institute, December 2010
  • Festvortrag, Orelli-Tag: Gedenkfeier für Walter Burkert, 1931–2015, Universität Zürich, 30 January, 2016
  • Fourth William Ritchie Memorial Lecture, University of Sydney, March 17, 2016

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

  • Iconography of Religion, Leiden: Brill, editor-in-chief, 1990-
  • Kerk en Theologie, member Editorial Board, 1990-2006
  • Feit & Fictie, member Advisory Board, 1993-2005
  • Mortality, member International Editorial Board, 1995-2006
  • Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, Leuven: Peeters, editor-in-chief, 1995-
  • Acta Antiqua Hungarica, member Advisory Board, 2000-2010
  • Ancient Narrative, member Editorial Board, 2002-
  • Groningen Studies in Cultural Change, Leuven: Peeters, member Editorial Board, 2003-2015
  • Studies in the History and Anthropology of Religion, Leuven: Peeters, co-editor, 2007-
  • Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, member Editorial Board, 2009-
  • Eirene, member Editorial Board, 2013-
  • Revista de Dioses y Hombres, member Advisory Committee, 2018

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Teaching Committee, Faculty of Letters, University Utrecht, Chairman 1985 - 1987
  • Dutch Society for the Science of Religion, President, 1991 - 1995
  • Rudolf Agricola Institute for the Study of the Humanities, Chairman, 1994 - 2002
  • Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, Dean, 1996 - 2000, 2001-2005
  • The Future of the Religious Past, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research Programme, Vice-Chair, 2003-2011
  • Stichting voor Hermetische Filosofie, Secretary, 2006-2016
  • Review Committee of Department of Comparative Religion, the Hebrew University, Chair, 2010

REFEREEING

  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Classical Quarterly
  • Cornell University
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Eirene
  • Harvard Theological Review
  • Hebrew University
  • Jacobs University Bremen
  • Journal of Hellenic Studies
  • Journal for the Study of Judaism
  • Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt
  • National Geographic
  • Numen, Ohio State University
  • Oxford University Press
  • Universität Erfurt
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Oxford
  • Yale University
  • Yale University Press
  • University of Pennsylvania Press

ROYAL DISTINCTION

  • Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau (2006)

INTERVIEW

  • ‘Entretien avec Jan N. Bremmer’, Asdiwal 6 (2011) 7-20

FESTSCHRIFT

  • J. Dijkstra, J. Kroesen and Y. Kuiper (eds), Myths, Martyrs, and Modernity: Studies in the History of Religions in Honour of Jan N. Bremmer (Leiden: Brill, 2010)


Kurzbibliografie

BOOKS

  • 1983The Early Greek Concept of the Soul. Princeton: Princeton University Press (Paperback edition: 1987, reprinted 1989, 1993; translated as El concepto del alma en la antigua Grecia. Madrid: Ediciones Siruela, 2002)
  • 1987(Editor) Interpretations of Greek Mythology. London: Croom Helm (Paperback edition: 1988, reprinted 1990, 1994, London: Taylor and Francis; reprinted as hard back, e-book: 2013)
  • 1987 (Co-author, with N. Horsfall) Roman Myth and Mythography. London: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, Supplements no 52
  • 1988(Co-author, with J. den Boeft) Martelaren van de Oude Kerk (a translation into Dutch of the oldest Christian Acta Martyrum). Kampen: Kok
  • 1988 (Editor) Van Sappho tot De Sade: momenten in de geschiedenis van de seksualiteit. Amsterdam: Wereldbibliotheek (translated as From Sappho to De Sade. Moments in the History of Sexuality. London: Routledge: 1989; Paperback edition: 1991, reprinted 1991, 2014 [London: Taylor and Francis] - De Safo a Sade. Momentos na história da sexualidade. Campinas: Papirus (Brazil), 1995
  • 1991Profeten, zieners en de macht in Griekenland, Israël en het vroegmoderne Europa. Utrecht: Bijleveld (inaugural lecture)
  • 1991 (Co-editor, with Herman Roodenburg) A Cultural History of Gesture. Cambridge: Polity Press (Paperback edition: 1993, reprinted 1994, translated as Gebaren en lichaamshouding van de oudheid tot heden. Nijmegen: SUN, 1993 - O istorie culturala a gesturilor. Bukarest: Editura Polimark, 2000)
  • 1992(Co-editor, with F. García Martínez) Sacred History and Sacred Texts in Early Judaism: a symposium in honour of A.S. van der Woude. Kampen: Kok Pharos
  • 1994Greek Religion (Greece & Rome: New Surveys in the Classics 24). Oxford: Oxford University Press, second edition 1999, reprinted Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006; third edition in preparation: https://www.cambridge.org/nl/academic/subjects/classical-studies/ancient-history/greek-religion?format=PB - translated as Götter, Mythen und Heiligtümer im antiken Griechenland. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1996 - La religione greca. Cosenza: Giordano, 2002 - Goden en mensen in het oude Griekenland. Kampen: Ten Have, 2004 - La religion griega. Cordoba: Ediciones El Almendro, 2006 - La religion grecque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2012
  • 1995(Co-editor, with Lourens P. van den Bosch) Between Poverty and the Pyre. Moments in the History of Widowhood. London: Routledge, paperback edition 2011
  • 1995 (Editor) The Apocryphal Acts of John. Kampen: Kok Pharos
  • 1996(Editor) The Apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla. Kampen: Kok Pharos
  • 1997(Co-editor, with Herman Roodenburg) A Cultural History of Humour. Cambridge: Polity Press (translated as Kulturgeschichte des Humors: von der Antike bis heute. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1999 - Homo ridens. Amsterdam: Boom, 1999 - Una historia cultural del humor. Madrid: Sequitur, 1999 - Una história cultural do humor. Rio de Janeiro and Sáo Paulo: Editora Record, 2000 - Gaoxiao: Youmo wenhuashi. Beijing: Shehin Kexue Wenxian Chubanshe, 2001)
  • 1998(Editor) The Apocryphal Acts of Peter: Magic, Miracles and Gnosticism. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=6704
  • 2000(Editor) The Apocryphal Acts of Andrew. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=6971
  • 2000 (Editor) Eric Bleumink op de huid gezeten. Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit
  • 2001(Editor) The Apocryphal Acts of Thomas. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=7309
  • 2002The Rise and Fall of the Afterlife. London: Routledge
  • 2003 (Co-editor, with J. Veenstra). The Metamorphosis of Magic from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
  • Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=7469
  • (Co-editor, with I. Czachesz) The Apocalypse of Peter. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=7671
  • 2005Van zendelingen, zuilen en zapreligie. Delft: Eburon
  • 2006(Co-editor, with W.J. van Bekkum and A.L. Molendijk) Cultures of Conversions. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=8087
  • (Co-editor, with W.J. van Bekkum and A.L. Molendijk) Paradigms, Poetics and Politics of Conversion. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=8087
  • 2007(Editor) The Strange World of Human Sacrifice. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=8188
  • (Co-editor, with I. Czachesz)
  • The Visio Pauli and the Gnostic Apocalypse of Paul
  • Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=8199
  • 2008Greek Religion & Culture, the Bible and the Ancient Near East. Leiden: Brill
  • 2010The Rise of Christianity through the Eyes of Gibbon, Harnack and Rodney Stark. Groningen: Faculteit Godgeleerdheid en Godsdienstwetenschap; Second edition 2010: Groningen: Barkhuis http://www.barkhuis.nl/product_info.php?products_id=106
  • (Co-editor with Andrew Erskine) The Gods of Ancient Greece. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press  https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-gods-of-ancient-greece-12605.html
  • (Editor) The Pseudo-Clementines. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=8694
  • 2012(Co-editor with Marco Formisano) Perpetua’s Passions. Oxford: Oxford University Presshttps://global.oup.com/academic/product/perpetuas-passions-9780199561889?cc=nl&lang=en&
  • 2014Initiation into the Mysteries of the Ancient World. Hardback and ebook: Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/185838
  • 2015(Co-editor with Dietrich Boschung) The Materiality of Magic. Munich: Wilhelm Fink http://www.fink.de/katalog/titel/978-3-7705-5725-7.html
  • 2016(Co-editor with Thomas R. Karmann and Tobias Nicklas) The Ascension of Isaiah. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=9942
  • (Co-editor with Jeremy W. Barrier, Tobias Nicklas, and Armang Puig i Tàrrech) Thecla: Paul’s Disciple and Saint in the East and West. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=10064
  • 2017Maidens, Magic and Martyrs in Early Christianity: Collected Essays I. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 501 pp. https://www.mohr.de/buch/maidens-magic-and-martyrs-in-early-christianity-9783161544507
  • (Co-editor with Conrad Gietman, Jaap Moes, Daniël Rewijk, Hanneke Ronnes and Theo Spek) Huis en habitus. Over kastelen, buitenplaatsen en notabele levensvormen. Hilversum: Verloren https://verloren.nl/boeken/2086/247/28275/adel/huis-en-habitus
  • 2018(Co-editor with Veronika Hirschberger and Tobias Nicklas) Figures of Ezra. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz_print.asp?nr=10566
  • 2019(Co-editor with Laura Feldt) Marginality, Media, and Mutations of Religious Authority in the History of Christianity. Leuven: Peeters http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=10717

In proof

  • (co-editor with J.A. Doole, Th.R. Karmann, T. Nicklas, B. Respschinski) The Protevangelium of James. Leuven: Peeters
  • The World of Greek Religion and Mythology: Collected Essays II. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck

In preparation

  • Greek Religion, third edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Jews, Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire: Collected Essays III. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck
  • Becoming a Man: Myths and Rituals of Male Initiation in Ancient Greece and Rome: Collected Essays IV. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck

ARTICLES

  • 1969Oog in oog met Hugo Claus, in: Hermeneus 40, 228
  • 1970-1 De ode aan Pyrrha, in: Hermeneus 42, 334-40
  • 1972Athena and the Trojan Horse, in: Museum Africum 1, 4-8
  • 1972 Een Franse Nehalennia?, in: Hermeneus 44, 96-97
  • 1973Peter Porters Martialis, in: Hermeneus 45, 74-80
  • 1974-5Hoe religieus was Pericles?, in: Hermeneus 46, 245-52
  • 1976Avunculate and Fosterage, in: Journal of Indo-European Studies 4, 65-78
  • 1977Es Kynosarges, in: Mnemosyne IV 30, 369-75
  • 1978Heroes, Rituals and the Trojan War, in: Studi Storico-Religiosi 2, 5-38
  • 1978 Review: F. Graf, Eleusis und die orphische Dichtung Athens in vorhellenistischer Zeit (1974), in: Mnemosyne IV 3, 321-22
  • 1979The Legend of Cybele’s Arrival in Rome, in: M.J. Vermaseren (ed.), Studies in Hellenistic Religions, Leiden: Brill, 9-22
  • 1980An Enigmatic Indo-European Rite: Paederasty, in: Arethusa 13, 279-98
  • 1980 Medon, The Case of the Bodily Blemished King, in: Perennitas. Studi in onore di Angelo Brelich, Rome: Ateneo, 68-76
  • 1980 Marginalia Manichaica, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 39, 29-34
  • 1980 Gelon’s Wife and the Carthaginian Ambassadors, in: Mnemosyne IV 33, 366-68
  • 1980 Two Notes on Callimachus’ Hymn to Apollo, in: Mnemosyne IV 33, 176-77
  • 1980 An Akkadian Hasty Bitch and the New Archilochus, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 39, 28
  • 1980 Review: C.D.N. Costa, Seneca: Medea (1973), in: Mnemosyne IV 33, 437-38
  • 1981Notiunculae Martyrologicae (with J. den Boeft), in: Vigiliae Christianae 35, 43-56
  • 1981 Plutarch and the Naming of Greek Women, in: American Journal of Philology 102, 425-26
  • 1981 Malchos ‘King’ and Trimalchio, in: Mnemosyne IV 34, 395-96
  • 1982Notiunculae Martyrologicae II (with J. den Boeft), in: Vigiliae Christianae 36, 383-402
  • 1982The Suodales of Poplios Valesios, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 47, 133-47
  • 1982Literacy and the Origins and Limitations of Greek Atheism, in.
  • J. den Boeft and A. Kessels (eds), Actus. Studies in Honour of H.L.W. Nelson, Utrecht, 43-56
  • 1982De Romeinse Matronen en hun slavinnen: mythe en rite van een Romeinse ‘rite of reversal’
  • Utrechtse Historische Cahiers 3, 40-47, 78-79
  • 1983Scapegoat Rituals in Ancient Greece, in: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 87, 299-320
  • 1983The Importance of the Maternal Uncle and Grandfather in Archaic and Classical Greece and Early Byzantium, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 50, 173-86
  • 1983The Role of the Temple in Greek Initiatory Ritual, in: Actes du VIIe congrès de la F.I.E.C. I, Budapest, 121-24
  • 1984Greek Maenadism Reconsidered, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 55, 267-86
  • 1984Oude Vrouwen in Griekenland en Rome, in: Lampas 17, 96-113
  • 1984Analyse van de mythe, in: Lampas 17, 126-41
  • 1984Op zoek naar de Cycloop, in: Hermeneus 56, 10-19
  • 1984Review: L. Kahn, Hermès passe ou les ambiguïtés de la communication (1978); A. Schnapp-Gourbeillon, Lions, héros, masques: les représentations de l’animal chez Homère (1981); N. Loraux, Les enfants d’Athéna: idées athéniennes sur la citoyenneté et la division des sexes (1981) and G. Berthiaume, Les rôles du mageiros (1982), in: Mnemosyne IV 37, 461-63
  • 1985Notiunculae Martyrologicae III (with J. den Boeft), in: Vigiliae Christianae 39, 110-30
  • 1985La donna anziana: libertà e indipendenza,
  • in G. Arrigoni (ed.), Le donne in Grecia, Rome: Laterza, 74-91 en 177-182
  • 1985De vrouw in de Griekse wereld,
  • in R. Stuip and C. Vellekoop (eds), Middeleeuwers over vrouwen 2, Utrecht: HES publishers, 25-36, 180-81
  • 1985Review: W. Burkert, Homo Necans. The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth (1983), in: Classical Review NS 35, 312-13
  • 1986A Homeric Goat-Island, in: Classical Quarterly 36, 256-57
  • 1986Agamemnon’s Death in the Bath, in: Mnemosyne IV 39, 418
  • 1986Review: G. Arrighetti (ed.), Aspetti di Hermann Usener, filologo della
  • religione (1982), in: Mnemosyne IV 39, 561-64
  • 1986Review: L. Edmunds, Oedipus. The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues (1985), in: JHS 106, 233
  • 1987What is a Greek Myth?, in: Bremmer, Interpretations of Greek Mythology, 1-9
  • 1987Oedipus and the Greek Oedipus Complex, in: Bremmer, Interpretations of Greek Mythology, 41-59
  • 1987The Old Women of Ancient Greece, in: J. Blok and P. Mason (eds), Sexual Asymmetry, Studies in Ancient Society, Amsterdam: Gieben, 191-215
  • 1987Onder de parfum, in de sla, tussen de vrouwen: Adonis en de Adonia, in: Hermeneus 59, 181-187
  • 1987‘Effigies Dei’ in ancient Greece: Poseidon, in: D. van der Plas (ed.), Effigies Dei. Essays on the History of Religions, Leiden: Brill, 35-41
  • 1987Greek Mythology: A Select Bibliography 1965-1986, in: Bremmer, Interpretations of Greek Mythology, 278-83
  • 1987Agoge, in: M. Eliade (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Religion, New York: Macmillan, Vol. 1, 138-39
  • 1987Delphi, ibidem, Vol. 4, 277-278
  • 1987Genesia, Poseidon, ibidem, Vol. 5, 506-507, 547-48
  • 1987Soul (Greek and Hellenistic Concepts), ibidem, Vol. 13, 434-38
  • 1987Review: J.G. Oosten, The War of the Gods: The Social Code in Indo-European Mythology (1985), in: Journal of Hellenic Studies 107, 214-15
  • 1987Review: Robert Garland, The Greek way of death, London: Duckworth. 1985, in: Journal of Hellenic Studies 107, 218-19
  • 1988La plasticité du mythe: Méléagre dans Homère, in: C. Calame (ed.), Métamorphoses du mythe en Grèce antique, Geneva: Labor et Fides, 37-55
  • 1988Kenden de Grieken de homosexualiteit?, in: Bremmer, Van Sappho tot De Sade, 9-19, 179f
  • 1988Symbolen van marginaliteit bij de vroeg-christelijke heiligen,
  • in: A. Hilhorst (ed.), De heiligenverering in de eerste eeuwen van het christendom, Nijmegen: v.d. Vegt, 1-10
  • 1988An Imperial Palace Guard in Heaven: The Date of the Vision of Dorotheüs, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 75, 82-88
  • 1988De dood van de grote Pan, in: Hermeneus 60, 121-27
  • 1989Greek Pederasty and Modern Homosexuality, in: Bremmer, From Sappho to De Sade, 1-14
  • 1989Why did Early Christianity attract Upper-class Women?, in: A.A.R. Bastiaensen et al. (eds.), Fructus centesimus, Mélanges G.J.M. Bartelink, Steenbrugge and Dordrecht: S. Pietersabdij and Kluwer, 37-47
  • 1990Hermann Usener, in: W.W. Briggs and W.M. Calder III (eds), Classical Scholarship: A Biographical Encyclopedia, New York: Garland Publishing Co, 462-78
  • 1990Adolescents, Symposium and Pederasty, in: O. Murray (ed.), Sympotica, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 135-48
  • 1990Oorsprong, functie en verval van de pentekonter, in: Utrechtse Historische Cahiers 11, 1-11
  • 1990Greek and Hellenistic Concepts of the Soul, in: L.E. Sullivan (ed.), Death, Afterlife, and the Soul, New York and London: Macmillan, 198-204
  • 1991Walking, Standing and Sitting in Ancient Greek Culture, in: Bremmer and Roodenburg, A Cultural History of Gesture, 15-35
  • 1991Orpheus: From Guru to Gay, in: Ph. Borgeaud (ed.), Orphisme et Orphée, Geneva: Droz, 13-30
  • 1991Notiunculae Martyrologicae IV (with J. den Boeft), in: Vigiliae Christianae 45, 105-22
  • 1991‘Christianus sum’: The Early Christian Martyrs and Christ, in: G.J.M. Bartelink et al. (eds.), Eulogia, Steenbrugge and The Hague: Nijhoff International, 11-20
  • 1991Gerardus van der Leeuw and Jane Ellen Harrison, in: H.G. Kippenberg and B. Luchesi (eds), Religionswissenschaft und Kulturkritik, Marburg: Diagonal Verlag, 237-41
  • 1991Review: Gundel Koch-Harnack, Erotische Symbole: Lotosblüte und gemeinsamer Mantel auf antiken Vasen (1989), in: Journal of the History of Sexuality 2, 106-08
  • 1991Review of: G.R. Bugh, Horsemen of Athens (1988), in: Classical Journal 86, 277-78
  • 1992The Atonement in the Interaction of Greeks, Jews and Christians, in: Bremmer and García Martínez, Sacred History and Sacred Texts in Early Judaism, 75-93
  • 1992Mythe en rite in het oude Griekenland: een overzicht van recente
  • ontwikkelingen, in: Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 46, 265-76
  • 1992Symbols of Marginality from Early Pythagoreans to Late Antique
  • Monks, in: Greece & Rome 39, 205-14
  • 1992Dionysos Travesti, in:  A. Moreau (ed.), L’Initiation I, Montpellier: Université Paul Valéry, 189-98
  • 1992De maakbaarheid van de mythe: Meleager bij Homerus, in: J. Bons (ed.), Transitus II, Utrecht: Pnyx, 4-23
  • 1992Iphigeneia, in: Moira 1, 10-13
  • 1993Prophets, Seers, and Politics in Greece, Israel, and Early Modern Europe, in: Numen 40, 150-83
  • 1993Lopen, staan en zitten in de Griekse cultuur, in:  Bremmer and Roodenburg, Gebaren en lichaamshouding van de oudheid tot heden, 24-43
  • 1993Three Roman Aetiological Myths, in: F. Graf (ed.), Mythos in mythenloser Gesellschaft, Stuttgart and Leipzig: Teubner, 158-74.
  • 1993The Vision of Dorotheus, in: J. den Boeft and A. Hilhorst (eds), Early Christian Poetry. A Collection of Essays, Leiden: Brill, 253-61
  • 1993Tibullus’ Colonus and his ‘Ambarvalia’, in: H. Sancisi-Weerdenburg et al. (eds), De Agricultura. In Memoriam Pieter Willem de Neeve, Amsterdam: Gieben, 177-81.
  • 1993The Skins of Pherekydes and Epimenides, in: Mnemosyne IV 46, 234-36
  • 1993Gebaren en geschiedenis: een beknopte bibliografie (with H. Roodenburg),
  • in: Bremmer and Roodenburg, Gebaren en lichaamshouding van de oudheid tot heden, 283-89
  • 1994The Soul, Death and the Afterlife in Early and Classical Greece, in J.M. Bremer et al. (eds), Hidden Futures, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 91-106
  • 1994Tussen pauper en patrones: de weduwe in de vroegchristelijke kerk, in: Kerk en Theologie 45, 27-47
  • 1994Hoger collegeld past in patroon, in: NRC/Handelsblad, 17 December
  • 1995Pauper or Patroness: The Widow in the Early Christian Church, in: Bremmer and Van den Bosch, Between Poverty and the Pyre, 31-57
  • 1995Women in the Apocryphal Acts of John, in: Bremmer, The Apocryphal Acts of John, 37-56
  • 1995Het bekeringsvisioen van Constantijn de Grote, in H.S. Benjamins et al. (eds), Evangelie en beschaving. Studies bij het afscheid van Hans Roldanus, Zoetermeer: Boekencentrum, 49-67
  • 1995Notiunculae Martyrologicae V (with J. den Boeft), in: Vigiliae Christianae 49, 146-64
  • 1995Religious Secrets and Secrecy in Classical Greece, in: H.G. Kippenberg and G.G. Stroumsa (eds), Secrecy and Concealment, Leiden: Brill, 61-78
  • 1995The Family and Other Centres of Religious Learning in Antiquity,
  • in J.W. Drijvers and A.A. MacDonald (eds.), Centres of Learning, Leiden: Brill, 29-38
  • 1995Ares, Hades, Hymenaios, Linos, Narcissus, Nereus, Nymph, in: K. van der Toorn et al. (eds.), Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, Leiden: Brill, 160-5, 726-8, 820-2, 979-81, 1156-7, 1168-70, 1198-1200
  • 1996Modi di comunicazione con il divino: la preghiera, la divinazione e il sacrificio nella civiltà greca, in: S. Settis (ed.), I Greci I, Turin: Einaudi, 239-83
  • 1996The Resurrection between Zarathustra and Jonathan Z. Smith,
  • in: Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 50, 89-107
  • 1996Magic, martyrdom and women’s liberation in the Acts of Paul and Thecla, in: Bremmer, The Apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla, 36-59
  • 1996The Status and Symbolic Capital of the Seer, in: R. Hägg (ed.), The Role of Religion in the Early Greek Polis, Stockholm: Åström, 97-109
  • 1996Fosterage, verwantschap en de circulatie van kinderen in het oude Griekenland, in: Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis 109, 343-60
  • 1996James Georg Frazer en The Golden Bough, in: Hermeneus 68, 212-21
  • 1996Aeolus, Amaltheia, Culture-bringers, Diagoras, Epopeus/Epops, Gorgo/Medusa, Harpyiae, Harpies, Initiation, Ino-Leucothea, Maenads, Melampous, Melicertes, Metis, Mopsus, Mythology, Oceanus, pharmakos, Philyra, Phineus, Proetus, psyche, Rites of passage, Salmoneus, in: S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth (eds.), The Oxford Classical Dictionary 3, Oxford: OUP, 24, 69, 412, 461, 550, 643, 667, 758-9, 760, 908, 952, 953, 969, 995, 1018-1020, 1058, 1155, 1172, 1172, 1172, 1253, 1270, 1318, 1349-1350.
  • 1996Aiolos [2], Amaltheia, in: Der Neue Pauly I, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 344, 568-9
  • 1996Review of: T. Carpenter and C. Faraone (eds), Masks of Dionysus (1993), in: History of Religions 36, 73-76
  • 1997Introduction: Humour and History (with Herman Roodenburg), in: Bremmer and Roodenburg, A Cultural History of Humour, 1-10
  • 1997Jokes, Jokers and Jokebooks in Ancient Greek Culture, in
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  • 1997Why Did Medea Kill Her Brother Apsyrtus?, in: J.J. Clauss and S.I. Johnston (eds), Medea, Princeton, 83-100
  • 1997Myth as Propaganda: Athens and Sparta, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 117, 9-17
  • 1997Rituele ontmaagding in Simon Vestdijks De held van Temesa, in: G. Jensma en Y. Kuiper (eds), De god van nederland is de beste. Elf opstellen over religie in de moderne Nederlandse literatuur, Kampen: Kok Agora, 80-98
  • 1997Divination (Griechisch), in: Der Neue Pauly III, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 709-14
  • 1997Rolf Hendrik Bremmer (1917-1995), in: Het dochtertje van Jairus. In memoriam Dr. R.H. Bremmer, Enschede, private edition, 17-21
  • 1997Monsters en fabeldieren in de Griekse cultuur, in: Vereniging van Vrienden Allard Pierson Museum, Mededelingenblad no. 68, 2-5
  • 1998‘Religion’, ‘Ritual’ and the Opposition ‘Sacred vs. Profane’: Notes Towards a Terminological ‘Genealogy’, in: F. Graf (ed.), Ansichten griechischer Rituale. Festschrift für Walter Burkert, Stuttgart and Leipzig: Teubner, 9-32
  • 1998The Novel and the Apocryphal Acts: Place, Time and Readership, in
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  • 1998Aspects of the Acts of Peter: Women, Ma¬gic, Place and Date, in: Bremmer, The Apocryphal Acts of Peter, 1-20
  • 1998Near Eastern and Native Traditions in Apollodorus’ Account of the Flood, in: F. García Martínez and G. Luttikhuizen (eds), Interpretations of the Flood, Leiden: Brill, 39-55
  • 1998Aëtius, Arius Didymus and the Transmission of Doxography, in: Mnemosyne IV 51, 154-60
  • 1998Bibliography of Acts of Peter (with P.J. Lalleman), in: Bremmer, The Apocryphal Acts of Peter, 200-202
  • 1998Gorgo, in: Der Neue Pauly IV, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 1154-6
  • 1998Hades, Harpyiae, Helenos, Hymenaios, in: Der Neue Pauly V, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 51-3, 166, 282, 784-5.
  • 1999Paradise: from Persia, via Greece, into the Septuagint, in: G. Luttikhuizen (ed.), Paradise Interpreted, Leiden: Brill, 1-20
  • 1999Fosterage, Kinship and the Circulation of Children in Ancient Greece, in: Dialogos 6, 1-20
  • 1999Transvestite Dionysos
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  • 1999Rationalization and Disenchantment in Ancient Greece: Max Weber among the Pythagoreans and Orphics?, in
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  • 1999The Birth of the Term ‘Magic’, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 126: 1-12
  • 1999Achilles Tatius and Heliodorus in Christian East Syria, in: H. Vanstiphout (ed.), All those nations…Cultural Encounters within and with the Near East, Groningen: Styx, 21-29.
  • 1999Erich Auerbach and his Mimesis, in: Poetics Today 20, 3-10
  • 1999Kassandra, in: Der Neue Pauly VI, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 316-18
  • 1999Leukothea, Linos, Lityerses, in: Der Neue Pauly VII, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 110, 252-53, 365
  • 1999Castration, Widows (with L.P. van den Bosch), in: S. Young (ed.), Encyclopedia of women and world religion, 2 vols, New York: Macmillan, I.140-1, II.129-30
  • 2000Scapegoat Rituals in Ancient Greece, in: R. Buxton (ed.), Oxford Readings in Greek Religion, Oxford: OUP, 271-93
  • 2000Man, Magic, and Martyrdom in the Acts of Andrew, in: J.N. Bremmer (ed.), The Apocryphal Acts of Andrew, Leuven: Peeters, 15-34
  • 2000The Manifest and Hidden Heritage of Judaism, in: Journal for the Study of Judaism 31, 47-64
  • 2000W. Brede Kristensen and the Religions of Greece and Rome, in: S. Hjelde (ed.), Man, Meaning, and Mystery. 100 Years of History of Religions in Norway, Leiden: Brill, 115-30
  • 2000Pandora or the Creation of a Greek Eve, in: G.P. Luttikhuizen (ed.), The Creation of Man and Woman, Leiden: Brill, 19-33
  • 2000La confrontation entre l’apôtre Pierre et Simon le Magicien, in: A. Moreau and J.-C. Turpin (eds), La Magie, 4 vols, Montpellier: 2000, I.219-31
  • 2000The Passion of Perpetua and the Development of Early Christian Afterlife, in: Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 54, 97-111
  • 2000Verbal Insulting in Ancient Greek Culture, in: Acta Antiqua Hungarica 40, 61-72
  • 2000Paradise in the Oracula Sibyllina, in: C. Kroon and D. den Hengst (eds), Ultima Aetas. Time, Tense and Transience in the Ancient World. Studies in Honour of Jan den Boeft (Amsterdam, 2000) 83-94
  • 2000Founding a city: the case of Cyrene, in: P. Azara et al. (eds), La fundación de la ciudad, Barcelona: Edicions UPC, 101-9
  • 2000Christelijke tatouages in de tijd van Jezus en nu, in: J.N. Bremmer (ed.), Eric Bleumink op de huid gezeten, Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit, 11-19
  • 2000Eric Bleumink: een sobere biografie, ibidem, 169-74
  • 2000Opfer [III], in: Der Neue Pauly VIII, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 1240-46
  • 2000Pharmakos [II], Philyra [I], in: Der Neue Pauly IX, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 750, 901
  • 2000Meditatie, in: Kerk en Theologie 51, 90-91
  • 2000Review: J. Tennekes, Onderzoekers en gelovigen, Kampen: Kok, 1999, in: Radix 26, 107-10
  • 2001Sacrificing a Child in Ancient Greece: the case of Iphigeneia, in: E. Noort and E.J.C. Tigchelaar (eds), The Sacrifice of Isaac, Leiden: Brill, 21-43
  • 2001The Apocryphal Acts: Authors, Place, Time and Readership, in: J.N. Bremmer (ed.), The Apocryphal Acts of Thomas, Leuven: Peeters, 149-70
  • 2001The Acts of Thomas: Place, Date and Women, in: J.N. Bremmer (ed.), The Apocryphal Acts of Thomas, Leuven: Peeters, 74-90
  • 2001The Scapegoat between Hittites, Greeks, Israelites and Christians, in: R. Albertz (ed.), Kult, Konflikt und Versöhnung, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 175-86
  • 2001Psyche, in: A.-Ph. Christides (ed.), Istoria tês ellênikês glôssas, Thessalonica: Institouto Neohellenikon Spoudon, 863-69 and 881
  • 2001Poseidon, Proitides, Prophetes IV, in: Der Neue Pauly X, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 201-5, 377-8, 421-2
  • 2001Schlange II, in: Der Neue Pauly XI, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 181-4
  • 2002Perpetua and Her Diary: Authenticity, Family and Visions, in: W. Ameling (ed.), Märtyrer und Märtyrerakten, Stuttgart: Steiner, 77-120
  • 2002Odysseus versus the Cyclops, in: S. des Bouvrie (ed.), Myth and Symbol I, Athens: The Norwegian Institute, 135-52
  • 2002Why did Medea kill her brother Apsyrtos?, in: J.A. López Férez (ed.), Mitos en la literatura griega arcaica y clásica, Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 495-513
  • 2002Regnerus Steensma: een leven in hout en steen, in: J.E.A. Kroesen, J.R. Luth, A.L. Molendijk (eds), Religieuze ruimte, Zoetermeer: Boekencentrum, 9-19.
  • 2002The soul in early and classical Greece, in: J. Figl and H.-D. Klein (eds), Der Begriff der Seele in der Religionswissenschaft, Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 159-69
  • 2002Myth and History in the Foundation of Cyrene, in: P. Azara et al. (eds), Mites de fundació de ciutats al món antic (Mesopotàmia, Grècia I Roma), Barcelona: Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya, 155-63
  • 2002How Old is the Ideal of Holiness (of Mind) in the Epidaurian Temple Inscription and the Hippocratic Oath?. in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 142, 105-7
  • 2002Thalysia, Thargelia, Titanen, in: Der Neue Pauly XII/1, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 239-40, 243, 623-4
  • 2002Triptolemos and Zalmoxis, in: Der Neue Pauly XII/2, Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 528-9, 691
  • 2003 The Vision of Saturus in the Passio Perpetuae, in: F. García Martínez and G. Luttikhuizen (eds), Jerusalem, Alexandria, Rome. Studies in ancient cultural interaction in honour of Ton Hilhorst, Leiden: Brill, 55-73
  • 2003 Brothers and Fratricide in the Ancient Mediterranean: Israel, Greece and Rome, in: G.P. Luttikhuizen (ed.), Eve’s Children, Leiden: Brill, 77-92
  • 2003 De ziel, de dood en het hiernamaals in het vroege en klassieke Griekenland, in: Hermeneus 75, 66-81
  • 2003 The Apocalypse of Peter: Greek or Jewish?, in: J.N. Bremmer and I. Czachesz (eds), The Apocalypse of Peter, Leuven: Peeters, 1-14
  • 2003 Methodologische en terminologische notities bij de opkomst van de godsdienstgeschiedenis in de achttiende en negentiende eeuw, in: Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 57, 308-20
  • 2003 The Birth of the Term ‘Magic’, in: J.N. Bremmer and J.R. Veenstra (eds), The Metamorphosis of Magic from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Period, Leuven: Peeters, 1-11
  • 2003 Magic in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, ibidem, 51-70
  • 2003 Magic and Religion, ibidem, 267-73
  • 2003 Confessional Theology and Academic Freedom, in: H. Vroom et al. (eds), Theology between Church, University, and Society, Assen: Van Gorcum, 77-87
  • 2003 Life after Death, in: J. Wentzel van Huyssteen (ed.), Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, 2 vols, New York: MacMillan, I.517-22
  • 2003 Opfer 3: Römische Religion, in: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart 4, Tübingen: Mohr, 578-80
  • 2003 Perpetua und Felicitas, in: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart 4, Tübingen: Mohr, 1116
  • 2003 Snij met verve in Haagse domheid, in: NRC/Handelsblad, 20 February
  • 2004 Attis: A Greek God in Anatolian Pessinous and Catullan Rome, in: Mnemosyne IV 56, 534-73
  • 2004 Remember the Titans!, in: C. Auffarth and L. Stuckenbruck (eds), The Myth of the Fallen Angels, Leiden: Brill, 35-61
  • 2004 Canonical and Alternative Creation Myths in Ancient Greece, in: G.-H. van Kooten (ed.), The Creation of Heaven and Earth, Leiden: Brill, 73-94
  • 2004 De ziel, reïncarnatie en het hiernamaals in het oude Griekenland, in: G. Vanheeswijck and W. van Herck (eds), Religie en de dood, Kapellen and Kampen: Pelckmans en Klement, 21-42
  • 2004 The Motivation of Martyrs: Perpetua and the Palestinians, in: B. Luchesi and K. von Stuckrad (eds), Religion im kulturellen Diskurs. Festschrift für Hans G. Kippenberg zu seinem 65. Geburtstag / Religion in Cultural Discourse. Essays in Honor of Hans G. Kippenberg on Occasion of His 65th Birthday, Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 535-54
  • 2004 Don’t Look Back: From the Wife of Lot to Orpheus and Eurydice, in: E. Noort and E.J.C. Tigchelaar (eds), Sodom’s Sin, Leiden: Brill, 131-46
  • 2004 Contextualizing Heaven in Third-Century North Africa, in: R.S. Boustan and A.Y. Reed (eds), Heavenly Realms and Earthly Realities in Late Antique Religions, Cambridge: CUP, 159-73
  • 2004 Ritual, in: S.I. Johnston (ed.), Religions of the Ancient World. A Guide, Cambridge Mass.: Harvard UP, 32-44.
  • 2004 Rites of passage: Introduction, ibidem, 438-39
  • 2004 Rites of passage: Greece, ibidem, 445-48
  • 2004 The Meaning and Spelling of the Name Megabyxos, in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 146, 9-10
  • 2004 Hulpacties voor Iran zijn contraproductief, in: Dagblad van het Noorden, 27 January
  • 2005Greek Religion, Hades, Hera, Scapegoat and Transmigration, in: L. Jones (ed.), Encyclopedia of Religion, second edition, MacMillan: New York, Vol. 6, 3677-87, 3724-26, 3914-16; 12.8143-46, 14.9325-31
  • 2005Myth and Ritual in Ancient Greece: Observations on a Difficult Relationship,
  • in: R. von Haehling (ed.), Griechische Mythologie und Frühchristentum, Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 21-43.
  • 2005Foolish Egyptians: Apion and Anoubion in the Pseudo-Clementines, in: A. Hilhorst and G.H. van Kooten (eds), The Wisdom of Egypt, Leiden: Brill, 311-29
  • 2005Performing Myths: Women’s Homes and Men’s Leschai, in: S. de Bouvrie (ed.), Myth and Symbol II, Athens: the Norwegian Institute, 123-40
  • 2005Anaphe, Aeschrology and Apollo Aiglêtês, in: A.Harder and M. Cuypers (eds), Beginning from Apollo. Studies in Apollonius Rhodius and the Argonautic Tradition, Leuven: Peeters, 18-34.
  • 2005Godsdienstwetenschap, Heilige oorlog, Hellenisme, Monotheïsme, Numen, Rudolf Otto, Verlossing, in: G. Harinck (ed.), Christelijke Encyclopedie, third edition, Kok: Kampen, Vol. 1. 683-5; 2. 760-1, 774-5, 1225, 1318, 1364; 3.1803-04
  • 2005The Sacrifice of Pregnant Animals, in: R. Hägg and B. Alroth (eds), Greek Sacrificial Ritual: Olympian and Chthonian, Stockholm: Svenska Institutet I Athen, 155-65
  • 2005Te snel besloten over moslimopleidingen, in: NRC/Handelsblad 8 February
  • 2006The Vision of Constantine, in: A. Lardinois et al. (eds), Land of Dreams, Leiden: Brill, 57-79
  • 2006Een mislukte ontmoeting: Bavinck en de godsdienstwetenschap, in: G. Harinck and G. Neven (eds), Ontmoetingen met Herman Bavinck, Barneveld: Vuurbaak, 47-61
  • 2006The Rise of the Hero Cult and the New Simonides, in: ZPE 158, 15-26
  • 2006Het martelaarschap van Perpetua en Felicitas, in: Hermeneus 78, 128-37
  • 2006A Macedonian Maenad in Posidippus (AB 44), in: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 155, 37-40
  • 2006Drusiana, Cleopatra and Some other Women in the Acts of John’, in
  • A.-J. Levine (ed.), A Feminist Companion to the New Testament Apocrypha, London and New York: Continuum, 77-87
  • 2006Traditie en godsdienst bij de Grieken en Romeinen,
  • Zwingli 61.2, 6-10 and 61.4, 8-11
  • 2006Een Hollands drama, in: Academische Boekengids 59, 15-16
  • 2006Sex op de tafel. De Priorij van Sion, in: Kunst en Wetenschap 15.2, 13-14
  • 2007The Myth of the Golden Fleece, in: JANER 6, 2006, 9-38
  • 2007Myth and Ritual in Greek Human Sacrifice: Lykaon, Polyxena and the Case of the Rhodian Criminal, in: J.N. Bremmer (ed.), The Strange World of Human Sacrifice, Leuven: Peeters, 55-79
  • 2007Human Sacrifice: A Brief Introduction, ibidem, 1-8
  • 2007Peregrinus’ Christian Career, in: A.Hilhorst, E. Puech and E. Tigchelaar (eds), Flores Florentino. Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Early Jewish Studies in Honour of Florentino García Martínez, Leiden: Brill, 729-47
  • 2007Atheism in Antiquity, in: M. Martin (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, Cambridge: CUP, 11-26
  • 2007Greek Normative Animal Sacrifice, in: D. Ogden (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Greek Religion, Oxford: Blackwell, 132-44
  • 2007 Psyché, in: A.-Ph. Christides (ed.), A History of Ancient Greek Language, Cambridge: CUP, 1146-53
  • 2007 Non-verbal Communication in Antiquity, ibidem, 1420-27
  • 2007 The Social and Religious Capital of the Early Christians, in: Hephaistos 24, 2006, 269-78
  • 2007 Ritual, in: S.I. Johnston (ed.), Ancient Religions, Cambridge Mass.: Harvard University Press, 32-44
  • 2007 From Salvation to Empowerment. European Notes on Contemporary American Religion, in: First Draft 6, 10-15
  • 2007  Hell, in: K. Schade and S. Altekamp (eds), Zur Hölle! Eine Reise in die antike Unterwelt, Berlin: Winckelmann-Institut für Klassische Archäologie der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 11-13
  • 2007 Review of R. Beck, The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire, in: Review of Biblical Literature 02/2007, 2pp
  • 2007 Rescuing Deio in Sophocles and Euripides,in: ZPE 158, 27
  • 2008 Balaam, Mopsus and Melampous: Tales of Travelling Seers, in: G.H. van Kooten and J. van Ruiten (eds), The Prestige of the Pagan Prophet Balaam in Judaism, Early Christianity and Islam, Leiden: Brill, 49-67

  • 2008 Iconoclast, Iconoclastic, and Iconoclasm: Notes Towards a Genealogy, in: Church History and Religious Culture 88, 1-17

  • 2008 Iconoclast, Iconoclastic, and Iconoclasm: Notes Towards a Genealogy, in: Church History and Religious Culture 88, 1-17

  • 2008 Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Heliodorus in the Temple and Paul on the Road to Damascus, in: D. Houtman et al. (eds), Empsychoi logoi. Festschrift Pieter van der Horst, Leiden: Brill, 367-84

  • 2008 Cult Personnel of the Ephesian Artemision: Anatolian, Persian, Greek and Roman Aspects, in: B. Dignas and K. Trampedach (eds), Practitioners of the Divine in Ancient Greece, Cambridge Mass.: Harvard University Press, 37-53

  • 2008 Secularization: Notes Toward a Genealogy, in: H. de Vries (ed.), Religion: Beyond a Concept, New York: Fordham University Press, 432-37, 900-03

  • 2009 Die Karriere der Seele: Vom antiken Griechenland ins moderne Europa, in:  H. Kippenberg et al. (eds), Handbuch Europäische Religions-geschichte, 2 vols, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2.497-524
  • 2009 Christian Hell: From the Apocalypse of Peter to the Apocalypse of Paul, in: Numen 56, 298-325
  • 2009 The Golden Bough: Orphic, Eleusinian and Hellenistic-Jewish Sources of Virgil’s Underworld in Aeneid VI, in: Kernos 22, 183-208
  • 2009 Zeus’ Own Country: Cult and Myth in The Pride of Halicarnassus, in: U. Dill and C. Walde (eds), Antike Mythen. Medien, Transformationen und Konstruktionen, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 292-312
  • 2009 Eric Cossee: predikant te Rotterdam, professor in Groningen, in: M. de Baar and M. van Dijk (eds), Herinnering en identiteit in het Vrijzinnig Protestantisme, Hilversum: Verloren, 173-87
  • 2009 Myth, Mythology and Mythography, in: G. Boys-Stones et al. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies, Oxford: OUP, 678-86
  • 2009 Ian Buruma: an intellectual cosmopolitan,in: Praemium Erasmianum Yearbook 2008, 21-27
  • 2009 Afterlife: IV: Greco-Roman Antiquity, in: H.-J. Klauck et al. (eds), Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, vol. 1, 541-45
  • 2009 Philogelos, in: Kindlers Literatur Lexikon, third edition, Tübingen: Metzler, XII.775
  • 2010 From Holy Books to Holy Bible: an Itinerary from Ancient Greece to Modern Islam via Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity, in: M. Popović (ed.), Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism, Leiden: Brill, 327-60
  • 2010 Manteis, Magic, Mysteries and Mythography: Messy Margins of Polis Religion?, in: Kernos 23, 13-35
  • 2010 Pseudo-Clementines: Texts, Dates, Places, Authors and Magic, in: Bremmer (ed.), The Pseudo-Clementines, Leuven: Peeters, 1-23
  • 2010 Apion and Anoubion in the Homilies, ibidem, 73-92
  • 2010 The Greek Gods in the Twentieth Century, in:  J.N. Bremmer and A. Erskine (eds), The Gods of Ancient Greece, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1-18
  • 2010 Hephaistos Sweats or How to Construct an Ambivalent God, ibidem, 193-208
  • 2010 The Rise of the Unitary Soul and its Opposition to the Body. From Homer to Socrates, in:  L. Jansen and Ch. Jedan (eds), Philosophische Anthropologie in der Antike, Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 11-29
  • 2010 Orphic, Roman, Jewish and Christian Tours of Hell: Observations on the Apocalypse of Peter, in: T. Nicklas et al. (eds), Other Worlds and their Relation to this World = Journal for the Study of Judaism, Supplements 135, Leiden: Brill, 305-21
  • 2010 (with J. den Boeft) Notiunculae Martyrologicae VI: Passio Perpetuae 2, 16 and 17, in: J. Leemans (ed.), Persecution and Martyrdom in Late Antique Christianity. Essays in Honour of Boudewijn Dehandschutter, Leuven: Peeters, 47-63 
  • 2010 Walter Burkert on Ancient Myth and Ritual: Some Personal Observations, in: A.Bierl and W. Braungart (eds), Gewalt und Opfer. Im Dialog mit Walter Burkert, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 71-86
  • 2010 Jews and Spartans: Abrahamic cousins?, in:  M. Goodman, G. van Kooten and J. van Ruiten (eds), Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites, Leiden: Brill, 47-59
  • 2010 Human Sacrifice in Ancient Societies, in: Royal Opera House, London, programme for the new production of Verdi’s Aida, 29-33
  • 2011 Initiation into the Eleusinian Mysteries: a ‘thin’ description’, in: C.H. Bull et al. (eds), Mystery and Secrecy in the Nag Hammadi Collection and Other Ancient Literature: Ideas and Practices. Festschrift for Einar Thomassen, Brill: Leiden, 375-97
  • 2011 Tours of Hell: Greek, Roman, Jewish and Early Christian, in: W. Ameling (ed.), Topographie des Jenseits, Stuttgart: Steiner, 13-34
  • 2011 A Brief History of the Study of Greek Mythology, in: K. Dowden and N. Livingstone (eds), Blackwell Companion to Greek Mythology, Oxford: Blackwell, 527-47
  • 2011 Athenian Civic Priests from Classical Times to Late Antiquity: some considerations, in: M. Horster and A. Klöckner (eds), Civic Priests. Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity, Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 219-35
  • 2011 De katabasis van Aeneas: Griekse en Joodse achtergronden, in:  Lampas 44, 72-88
  • 2011 Hermann Usener between British Anthropology, Dutch History and French Sociology, in:  M. Espagne and P. Rabault-Feuerhahn (eds), Hermann Usener und die Metamorphosen der Philologie, Wiesbaden: Harassowitz, 77-87
  • 2011 The Place of Performance of Orphic Poetry (OF 1), in: M. Herrero et al. (eds), Tracing Orpheus: Studies of Orphic Fragments in Honour of Alberto Bernabé, Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 1-6
  • 2011 Peter and Oprah, in: J.E. Wierenga et al. (eds), Liber Amicorum in honor of Peter S.H. Leeflang, Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 371-75 (Dutch version: http://www.apgen.nl/internet-mondiaal/documenten/ ocenw/197547/11.4.b_bremmer_p_o.pdf)
  • 2011 Human Sacrifice in Ancient Societies, in: Royal Opera House, London, programme for the production of Verdi’s Aida 2011, 29-33 (reprint of 2010)
  • 2012 Greek Demons of the Wilderness: the case of the Centaurs, in: L. Feldt (ed.), Wilderness Mythologies, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 25-53
  • 2012 Die Karriere der Seele: Vom antiken Griechenland ins moderne Europa, in:  B.Janowski (ed.), Der ganze Mensch, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 173-98 (corrected reprint of 2009)
  • 2012 Felicitas: the Martyrdom of a Young African Woman, in: J.N. Bremmer and M. Formisano (eds), Perpetua’s Passions, Oxford: OUP, 35-53 
  • 2012 (with M. Formisano), Perpetua’s Passions: a Brief Introduction, ibidem, 1-13
  • 2012 Demeter in Megara, in: A.Mastrocinque and C.G. Scibona (eds), Demeter, Isis, Vesta, and Cybele. Studies in Greek and Roman Religion in Honour of Giulia Sfameni Gasparro, Stuttgart: Steiner, 23-36
  • 2012 Religious Violence and its Roots: a view from antiquity, in: Asdiwal 6 (2011) 71-79
  • 2012 Imagined Beginnings: Concluding Comments,in: Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 13 (2011) 151-56
  • 2012 Menneskeofring i oldtidens samfunn, in: Nasjional Operaen, Oslo, programme for the production of Verdi’s Aida 2012, (somewhat revised translation of 2010) 19-22
  • 2012 Een geologie van de hel, in: Academische Boekengids 91, 13-14
  • 2013 The Representation of Priests and Priestesses in the Pagan and Christian Greek Novel, in: B. Dignas et al. (eds), Priests and Prophets among Pagans, Jews and Christians, Leuven: Peeters, 136-61
  • 2013 Richard Reitzenstein’s Hellenistische Wundererzählungen, in: T. Nicklas and J. Spittler (eds), Credible, Incredible. The Miraculous in the Ancient Mediterranean, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1-19
  • 2013 Walter F. Otto’s Dionysos (1933), in: A. Bernabé et al. (eds), Redefining Dionysos, Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 4-22
  • 2013 Local Mythography: The Pride of Halicarnassus, in: S.M. Trzaskoma and R.S. Smith (eds), Writing Myth: Mythography in the Ancient World, Peeters: Leuven, 55-73
  • 2013 The Birth of the Personified Seasons (Horai) in Archaic and Classical Greece, in: Th. Greub (ed.), Das Bild der Jahreszeiten im Wandel der Kulturen und Zeiten, Munich: Fink, 161-78
  • 2013 The Agency of Greek and Roman Statues: from Homer to Constantine, in: Opuscula 6, 7-212013 Divinities in the Orphic Gold Leaves: Euklês, Eubouleus, Brimo, Kybele, Kore and Persephone, in: ZPE 187, 35-48         
  • 2013 Human Sacrifice in Euripides’ Iphigeneia in Tauris: Greek and Barbarian, in: P. Bonnechere and R. Gagné (eds), Sacrifices humains / Human sacrifices, Liège: CIERGA, 87-100
  • 2013 Was Apostel van Oosbree een kind van zijn tijd?, in: M. Horstmanshoff (ed.), ‘Geloof in uzelf!' De betekenis van apostel J.H. van Oosbree (1862-1946) in context, Delft: Eburon, 25-38
  • 2013 Early Christian Human Sacrifice between Fact and Fiction, in: F. Prescendi and A. Nagy (eds), Sacrifices humains: discours et réalité, Turnhout: Brepols, 165-76
  • 2013 The Getty Hexameters: Date, Author and Place of Composition, in: C.A. Faraone and D. Obbink (eds), The Getty Hexameters: Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient Selinous, Oxford: OUP, 21-29
  • 2013 Vergil and Jewish Literature, in: Vergilius 59, 143-50 (note that W. Speyer, Frühes Christentum im antiken Strahlungsfeld (Tübingen, 1989) 431-39 adduces further arguments for Ovid’s knowledge of Genesis)
  • 2013 Myth in the Novel: Some Observations, in: M.P. Futre Pinheiro, A. Bierl, R. Beck (eds), Intende, Lector – Echoes of Myth, Religion and Ritual in the Ancient Novel, Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 17-23
  • 2013 Opening Address at the Symposium Epigraphical Evidence for the Formation and Rise of Early Śaivism, in: Indo-Iranian Journal 56, 205-10
  • 2013 Review of J. Rüpke and J. Scheid (eds), Bestattungsrituale und Totenkult in der römischen Kaiserzeit, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010, in: Numen 60, 348-51
  • 2013 Martins, Maidens and Memories of Munich, in: Newsletter MZAW and GS DW 1, 2
  • 2014 Religious Violence between Greeks, Romans, Christians and Jews, in: A.-K. Geljon and R. Roukema (eds), Violence in Early Christianity: Victims and Perpetrators, Leiden: Brill, 8-30
  • 2014 Three Roman Aetiological Myths, in: J. Richardson and F. Santangelo (eds), The Roman Historical Tradition: Regal and Republican Rome, Oxford: OUP, 147-65 (updated from 1993)
  • 2014 Descents to Hell and Ascents to Heaven, in: J.J. Collins (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Apocalyptic Literature, Oxford: OUP, 340-57     
  • 2014 Conversion in the Oldest Apocryphal Acts, in: B.S. Bøgh (ed.), Conversion and Initiation in Antiquity: shifting identities creating change, Berne: Peter Lang, 59-76
  • 2014 Michael Jameson and the Study of Greek Religion: Introduction, in: M. Jameson, Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece, ed. P. Cartledge et al., Cambridge: CUP, 293-301
  • 2015 From Books with Magic to Magical Books in Ancient Greece and Rome, in: D. Boschung and J.N. Bremmer (eds), The Materiality of Magic, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 241-69
  • 2015 Preface: The Materiality of Magic, ibidem, 7-19
  • 2015 Body and Soul between Death and Funeral in Archaic Greece, in: P. Berger and J. Kroesen (eds), Ultimate Ambiguities, New York: Berghahn, 227-51
  • 2015 A Transsexual in Archaic Greece: the case of Kaineus, in: D. Boschung, H.A. Shapiro and F. Waschek (eds), Bodies in Transition, Munich: Fink, 265-89
  • 2015 Stigmata: from tattoos to Saints’ marks, ibidem, 137-51
  • 2015 God against the Gods: Early Christians and the Worship of Statues, in: D. Boschung and A. Schaefer (eds), Götterbilder der mittleren und späten Kaiserzeit, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 139-58
  • 2015 Greek Religion and the Ancient Near East, in: E. Eidinow and J. Kindt (eds), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion, Oxford: OUP, 605-19
  • 2015 The Self-Sacrifice of Menoecus in Euripides’ Phoenissae, II Maccabees and Statius’ Thebaid, in: Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 16, 193-207
  • 2015 Hades, in: Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, vol. 10, 1068-69
  • 2016 Shamanism in Classical Scholarship: where are we now?, in: P. Jackson (ed.), Horizons of Shamanism: A Triangular Approach = Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion, 35, Stockholm, 52-78
  • 2016 The Domestication of Early Christian Prophecy and the Ascension of Isaiah, in: J.N. Bremmer, Th. Karmann and T. Nicklas (eds), The Ascension of Isaiah, Leuven: Peeters, 1-23
  • 2016 Body Politics: Imagining Human Sacrifice in Euripides’ Iphigeneia in Aulis, ibidem, 35-56
  • 2016 The Construction of an Individual Eschatology: the Case of the Orphic Gold Leaves, in: K. Waldner et al. (eds), Burial Rituals, Ideas of Afterlife, and the Individual in the Hellenistic World and the Roman Empire, Stuttgart: Steiner, 31-52
  • 2016 The Birth of Paradise: to Early Christianity via Greece, Persia and Israel, in:  A. Scafi (ed.), The Cosmography of Paradise: The Other World from Ancient Mesopotamia to Medieval Europe, London: The Warburg Institute, 10-30
  • 2016 Arthur Darby Nock’s Conversion (1933): a balance, in: J. Weitbrecht, W. Röcke and R. von Bernuth (eds), Zwischen Ereignis und Erzählung. Konversion als Medium der Selbstbeschreibung in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 9-29
  • 2016 Richard Reitzenstein, Pythagoras and the Life of Antony, in: A.-B. Renger and A. Stavru (eds), Forms and Transformations of Pythagorean Knowledge, Wiesbaden: Harassowitz, 227-45
  • 2016 Theseus’ and Peirithoos’ Descent into the Underworld, in: Les Études Classiques 83 (2015 [2016]) 35-49
  • 2016 Imperial Mysteries, in: Mètis 14, 21-34
  • 2016 ἐκθορεῖν and the Derveni Papyrus: a Latin/Greek Parallel, in: ZPE 200 (2016) 24
  • 2017 L’initiation d’Héraclès, in: C.Calame and P. Ellinger (eds), Du récit au rituel par la forme esthétique. Poèmes, images et pragmatique cultuelle en Grèce ancienne, Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 271-304
  • 2017 From Heroes to Saints and from Martyrological to Hagiographical Discourse, in: F. Heinzer et al. (eds), Sakralität und Heldentum (Helden – Heroisierungen – Heroismen 6), Würzburg: Ergon, 35-66
  • 2017 Lucian on Peregrinus and Alexander of Abonuteichos: A Sceptical View of Two Religious Entrepeneurs, in: R.L. Gordon et al. (eds), Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 47-76
  • 2017 Philosophy and the Mysteries, in: Chr. Riedweg (ed.), PHILOSOPHIA in der Konkurrenz von Schulen, Wissenschaften und Religionen. Zur Pluralisierung des Philosophie-begriffs in Kaiserzeit und Spätantike, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 99-126
  • 2017 The Onomastics and Provenance of the Acts of Paul, in:  F. Barone, C. Macé and P. Ubierna (eds), Philologie, herméneutique et histoire des textes entre orient et occident, Turnhout: Brepols, 527-47
  • 2017 Cult Spaces in a Longue Durée Perspective, in: H.-U. Wiemer (ed.), Kulträume. Studien zum Verhältnis von Kult und Raum in alten Kulturen. Stuttgart: Steiner, 285-96
  • 2017 (with Nikolaj Bijleveld) Yme Kuiper: een leven tussen sport, adel en buitenplaatsen, in: C.Gietman et al. (eds), Huis en habitus, Hilversum: Verloren, 21-32
  • 2017 De genealogie van de term veldwerk, ibidem, 33-35
  • 2017 Pilgrimage Progress?, in: T.M. Kristensen and W. Friese (eds), Excavating Pilgrimage, Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 275-84
  • 2017 Bibliography of Thecla, in: J.W. Barrier et al. (eds), Thecla: Paul’s Disciple and Saint in the East and West, Leuven: Peeters, 379-85
  • 2017 Roman Maenads, in: K.M. Coleman (ed.), Albert’s Anthology, Cambridge MA and London: Department of the Classics, Harvard Universuity, 23-26
  • 2018 Transformations and Decline of Sacrifice in Imperial Rome and Late Antiquity, in: M. Blömer and B. Eckhardt (eds), Transformationen paganer Religion in der Kaiserzeit, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 215-56
  • 2018 (with Birgit van der Lans) Tacitus and the Persecution of the Christians: An Invention of Tradition?, in: Eirene 53 (2017) 299-31
  • 2018 Jews, Pagans and Christians in the Apocryphal Acts, in: St. Alkier and H. Leppin (eds), Juden – Heiden – Christen?, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 333-62
  • 2018 The Long Latin Version of the Vision of Ezra: Date, Place and Tour of Hell, inJ.N. Bremmer, V. Hirschberger and T. Nicklas (eds), Figures of Ezra, Leuven: Peeters, 162-84
  • 2018 Ghosts, Resurrections and Empty Tombs in the Gospels, the Greek Novel and the Second Sophistic, in: J. Verheyden and J. Kloppenborg (eds), The Gospels and Their Stories in Anthropological Perspectives, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 233-52
  • 2018 The Portrait of the Apostle Paul in the Apocryphal Acts of Paul, in: Th. Greub and M. Roussel (eds), Figurationen des Porträts, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 415-33
  • 2018 Descents to the Underworld from Gilgamesh to Christian Late Antiquity, in: Studia Religiologica 50 (4), 291-309
  • 2018 Paganism in the Hagiography of Asia Minor, in: W. Ameling (ed.), The Christianisation of Asia Minor, Bonn: Habelt, 2017, 33-48
  • 2018 Religious Violence and its Roots. A View from Antiquity, in: W. Mayer and C.L. de Wet (eds), Reconceiving Religious Conflict. New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity, Abingdon and New York, 30-42 (updated from 2011)
  • 2018 Review: Tim Whitmarsh, Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2015, in: Classical Philology 113 (July 2018) 373-79
  • 2018 Review: Jörg Rüpke, Pantheon, Munich: Beck, 2016, in: Religion in the Roman Empire 4/1 (2018) 107-12
  • 2018 Review: C. Markschies, Gottes Körper, Munich: Beck, 2016, in: Journal of Theological Studies 69 (2018) 315-18
  • 2019 Rivers and River Gods in Ancient Greek Religion and Culture, in: T.S. Scheer (ed.), Nature – Myth – Religion in Ancient Greece, Stuttgart: Steiner, 89-112
  • 2019 Athanasius’ Life of Antony: Marginality, Spatiality and Mediality, in: L. Feldt and J.N. Bremmer (eds), Marginality, Media, and Mutations of Religious Authority in the History of Christianity, Leuven: Peeters, 23-45
  • 2019 Dying for the Community: from Euripides’ Erechtheus to the Gospel of John, in: D. Du Toit et al. (eds), Sōtēria: Salvation in Early Christianity and Antiquity. Festschrift in Honour of Cilliers Breytenbach, Leiden: Brill, 66-85
  • 2019 Ritual and its Transgressions in Ancient Greece, in: C. Ginzburg (ed.), A Historical Approach to Casuistry. Norms and Exceptions in a Comparative Perspective, London: Bloomsbury, 47-64
  • 2019 Method and Madness in the Study of Greek Shamanism: the case of Peter Kingsley, in: Asdiwal 13 (2019) 55-71
  • 2019 Eucharists and Other Meals in the Apocryphal Acts of John and Acts of Andrew, in: S. Al-Suadi and P.-B. Smit (eds), T&T Clark Handbook to Early Christian Meals in the Greco-Roman World, London: Bloomsbury, 197-210
  • 2019 Ancient Teetotallers: From Homer via the Early Christian Eucharist to Late Antique Monks, in: D. Albrecht and K. Waldner (eds), „Zu Tisch bei den Heiligen ...“, Stuttgart: Steiner, 69-80
  • 2019 Marcion and Peregrinus, in: Studia Patristica 99 (2018) 75-85
  • 2019 Ikonoklasmus in der Antike: Begriffsgeschichte und Praktiken, in: H. Golinski and M. Radermacher (eds), Bild.Macht.Religion: Kunst zwischen Verehrung, Verbot und Vernichtung [Ausstellungskatalog], Bochum: Kunstmuseum, 2018, 240-47

Forthcoming

  • Eucharist and Agapê in the Later Second Century: The Case of the Older Apocryphal Acts and the Pagan Novel, in: A.-K. Geljon and N. Vos (eds), Traditions and Transformations: Rituals in Early Christianity, Leiden: Brill, 2019, ms of 30 pp.
  • Author, Date and Provenance of the Protevangelium of James, in: J.N. Bremmer et al. (eds), The Protevangelium of James, Leuven, Peeters, 2019, ms of 25 pp.
  • Harnack and Late Antiquity, in: C.Ando and M. Formisano (eds), The New Late Antiquuity, Heidelberg: Winter, 2020, ms of 25 pp.
  • Religion and the Limits of Individualisation in Ancient Athens: Andocides, Socrates and the Fair-breasted Phryne, in: M. Fuchs et al. (eds), Religious Individualisation: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 2019, 1037-1060
  • Urban Religion, Neighbourhoods and the Early Christian Meeting Places, in: Religion in the Roman Empire 6 (2020), ms of 23 pp.
  • The Apocalypse of Peter as the First Christian Martyr Text: its Date, Provenance and Relationship with 2 Peter, in: M. den Dulk, J. Frey and J. van der Watt (eds), Second Peter in New Perspective: Radboud Prestige Lectures by Jörg Frey, Leiden: Brill, 2019, 75-98
  • Simon Magus. A Pagan Magician in a Christian Context, ms of 20 pp., forthcoming
  • Priestesses, Pogroms and Persecutions: Religious Violence in Antiquity across the Longue Durée, in: J. Dijkstra and C. Raschle (eds), Religious Violence in Antiquity, Cambridge: CUP, 2020, ms of 20 pp.
  • Richard Reitzenstein‘s, Die Hellenistischen Mysterienreligionen, in: A.    Lannoy and D. Praet (eds), The Christian Mystery. Early Christianity and the Pagan Mystery Cults in the Work of Franz Cumont (1868-1947) and in the History of Scholarship, Stuttgart: Steiner, 2019, ms of 20 pp.
  • Early Christians in Corinth (AD 50-200): Religious Insiders or Outsiders?, in: C. Breytenbach and Ch. Zimmermann (eds), Early Christianity in Corinth, Leiden: Brill, 2019, ms of 20 pp.
  • Imitation of Christ in the Passion of the Scilitan Martyrs?, in: A. Bettenworth and M. Formisano (eds), Imitatio Christi. Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2019, ms of 19 pp.
  • Early Christianity and the Pagan Mysteries: Esoteric Knowledge?, in: I. Dorfmann-Lazarev (ed.), The Role of Esoteric and Apocryphal Sources in the Development of Christian and Jewish Traditions, Leiden, Brill, ms of 19 pp.
  • Myth, Ritual and Salvation in Euripides’ Alcestis, in: K. Bielawski (ed), Euripides the Innovator, Warsaw: Wydział Artes Liberales, ms. of 18 pp.
  • Youth, Atheism and (Un)Belief in Late Fifth-Century Athens, in: B.Edelmann-Singer, T. Nicklas and L. Walt (eds), Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019, ms of 16 pp.
  • The First Pogrom? Religious Violence in Alexandria in AD 38?, in: J. Frey et al. (eds), Alexandria - Hub of the Hellenistic World, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019, ms of 14 pp.
  • Epilogue: Final Considerations and Questions Regarding Visual and Textual Emotions, in: H. von Ehrenheim and M. Prusac (eds), Reading Emotions in Ancient Visual Culture. Rome: Swedish Institute in Rome, 2019, ms of 12 pp.
  • Review: Cilliers Breytenbach and Christiane Zimmermann, Early Christianity in Lycaonia and Adjacent Areas (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity 101), Leiden—Boston: Brill 2018, XXX + 977 pp., ISBN 978-900-4-351554, VigChris 2019, ms of 7 pp.
  • Demons: An Epilogue, in: E. Elm and N. Hartmann (eds), Demons in Late Antiquity. Their Perception and Transformation in Different Literary Genres, Berlin and Boston, 2019, ms of 7 pp.
  • Hermann Usener, in: Neue Deutsche Biographie 26, ms. of 6 pp, forthcoming


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