Professor Charles E. Muntz
Diodorus Siculus, Egypt, and Rome. Advisor: Prof. Mary T. Boatwright
Duke University, Ph.D. in Classical Studies, 2008
Major Field: Ancient history Minor Field: Ancient Literature
Special Fields: War & Literature in Ancient Greece, Tacitus
American School of Classical Studies at Athens Summer Session, 2006
American Academy in Rome Summer Program, 2004
Swarthmore College, B. A. with High Honors, Major in Latin, minor in Greek, and concentration in Computer Science, 2002
Assistant Professor of Ancient History, University of Arkansas, 2012-present
Visiting Assistant Professor of Ancient History, University of Arkansas, 2008–2012. Courses taught:
Ancient Greece and the Near East: Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012
Roman Republic and Empire: Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012
Alexander the Great & the Hellenistic World: Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
Romans and Provincials (Honors seminar): Spring 2009
The Byzantine Empire: Spring 2011, Spring 2013
Epic and History (Honors seminar): Spring 2012
Intermediate Greek — Homer: Spring 2009
Advanced Latin — Caesar: Spring 2010
Advanced Latin — Roman Historians: Fall 2011
Advanced Greek — Greek Historians: Fall 2012
Greek Independent Study — Herodotus: Spring 2012
Graduate Instructor, Duke University, 2005–2008. Courses taught:
Elementary Latin: Fall 2007 & Spring 2008
Roman Civilization: Spring 2007
Greek Civilization: Fall 2006
Elementary Greek: Summer 2005; Fall 2005 & Spring 2006
Doctoral Dissertations Directed:
Michael McCoy, “The Responses of the Early Roman Imperial Government to Natural Disasters (27 BCE-180 CE).” University of Arkansas, 2012-present.
“Diodorus Siculus and Megasthenes: A Reappraisal.” Classical Philology 107.1 (2012): 21-37.
“The Sources of Diodorus Siculus, Book 1.” Classical Quarterly 61.2 (2011): 573-593.
“The Invocation of Darius in Aeschylus’ Persae.” Classical Journal 106.3 (2011): 257-271.
“Vivaldi’s lost Exodus and Epiphany Oratorios, Part I Moyses Deus Pharaonis RV 643.” Studi Vivaldiani 6 (2006): 101-157. Co-author with Robert Kintzel.
Liddel, Peter and Andrew Fear (eds.), Historiae Mundi: Studies in Universal Historiography. London, 2010. BMCR: 2010.07.53.
Cheshire, Keyne. Alexander the Great. Cambridge, 2009. BMCR: 2009.9.62.
Kelly, Gavin. Ammianus Marcellinus: The Allusive Historian. Cambridge, 2008. Classical Bulletin 84: 133-4.
Panels and Papers
“Sophocles and Der Ring des Nibelugen.” 109th Annual Meeting of CAMWS, Iowa City IA, April 18, 2013
“The Myth of Diodorus.” Diodorus Siculus: Shared Myths, World Community, and Universal History – An International Conference. University of Glasgow, Scotland, August 31-September 2, 2011.
“Diodorus Siculus and Caesar’s Calendar.” Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Anaheim CA, January 8, 2010.
Chair and Commentator, Ancient History Panel, 30th Mid-America Conference on History, Springfield MO, September 26, 2008.
“The Invocation of Darius in the Persae.” 102nd Annual Meeting of CAMWS, Gainesville FL, April 7, 2006.
Monograph on Diodorus Siculus. Currently in preparation
Duke University Graduate Fellowship 2002-2008
Mary A. Grant Award for Study in Rome, CAMWS, 2004
Awards Committee - Department of History, University of Arkansas 2012-
Departmental Scribe - Department of History, University of Arkansas 2012-
Selection Committee – Reeser Award for Outstanding Student in Ancient History, University of Arkansas, 2009-2012
Honors Thesis Committee, University of Arkansas 2011-2012