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Dr. Jeffrey Rop
Jeffrey Rop completed his Ph.D. in History and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies from Pennsylvania State University in 2013. His research focuses on the military and political history of Greece and Achaemenid Persia in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE, while his courses at UMD cover the history of the ancient Mediterranean, the ancient Near East, and world history to 1500.
- Greek Military Service in the Ancient Near East, 401-330 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
- "The Phocian Betrayal at Thermopylae." Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte 68 (2019), 413-435.
- "The Outbreak of the Rebellion of Cyrus the Younger." Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 59 (2019), 57-85.
- "The Assassination of Tissaphernes: Royal Responses to Military Defeat in the Achaemenid Empire." In Brill's Companion to Military Defeat in Ancient Mediterranean Society, edited by Jessica H. Clark and Brian Turner, 51-73. Leiden: Brill, 2018.
- "The Historical Context of the Reply to the Satraps Inscription (IG IV 556)." Journal of Ancient History 5 (2017), 304-322.
- “Reconsidering the Origin of the Scythed Chariot.” Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte 62 (2013), 167-181.
- HIST 1200: World History to 1500 CE
- HIST 3035: Ancient Warfare
- HIST 3055: The Bible & the Ancient Near East
- HIST 3133: Ancient Greece
- HIST 3141: Ancient Rome