Dr. Gillian Ramsey

Assistant Professor of Classics (on leave)
BA (Regina), MA (Victoria), PhD (Exeter)

gillian.ramsey@uregina.ca
Phone: 306.586.4228 | Fax: 306.359.1200 | Office: CM 406

Research Interests

  • Hellenistic Culture and History;
  • Women’s History;
  • The Seleucid Empire.

Representative Publications

  • 2016. ‘Hellenistic Women and the Law: Agency, Identity and Community,”
    in Women in Antiquity: Real Women from Across the Ancient World, Stephanie L. Budin and Jean M. Turfa, eds. London: Routledge, 726-738.
  • 2016. ‘The Diplomacy of Seleukid Women: Apama and Stratonike,’
    in Seleukid Royal Women: Creation, Representation and Distortion of Hellenistic Queenship in the Seleukid Empire. Altay Çoskun and Alex McAuley, eds. Historia Einzelschriften, Bd. 240. Wiesbadan: Franz Steiner Verlag, 87-104.
  • 2016. ‘Seleukid Land and Native Populations: Laodike II and the Competition for Power in Asia Minor and
    Babylonia,’

    in Seleukeia: Studies in Seleucid History, Archaeology and Numismatics in Honor of Getzel M. Cohen, Roland Oetjen, Francis X. Ryan, eds. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde. Berlin: de Gruyter.
  • 2016. ‘Administration and Bureaucracy,’
    in The Encyclopedia of Empire, John MacKenzie, ed. London, New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2014. ‘Political Leadership: Greek World,’
    in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, Rachel Havrelock, Davina Lopez, Todd Penner, Ken Stone, and Ilona Zsolnay, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Current Scholarly Projects

Social and cultural history of the Hellenistic World;

Seleucid queens and their reception in modern scholarship.