Sarah E. Bond is an associate professor of History at the University of Iowa and the director of Undergraduate Studies. She is interested in late Roman history, epigraphy, late antique law, Digital Humanities, public history, and the socio-legal experience of ancient marginal peoples. She received her PhD in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011) and obtained a BA in Classics and History with a minor in Classical Archaeology from the University of Virginia (2005). Her book, Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professionals in the Roman Mediterranean, was published with the University of Michigan Press in 2016. Follow her on Twitter @SarahEBond or read her blog.
The Man Behind the Myth: Should We Question the Hero’s Journey?
LARB presents the first entry in “Pasts Imperfect,” a new column that explores the impact of ancient pasts on the present....