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Dr. Giovanni R. Ruffini

Associate Professor of Classical Studies
o: Canisius Hall Rm 314
p: x2017
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  • Harris, W.V. and Giovanni Ruffini, eds. Ancient Alexandria between Egypt and Greece. Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition 26. Leiden: Brill, 2004.
  • Social Networks in Byzantine Egypt. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Bagnall, Roger S. and Giovanni R. Ruffini, "Civic Life in Fourth-Century Trimithis: Two Ostraka From the 2004 Excavations." Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 149 (2004): 143-152.
  • "The Commonality of Rare Names in Byzantine Egypt." Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 158 (2006): 213-225.
  • "Genealogy and the Gymnasium." Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 43 (2006): 71-100.
  • "New Approaches to Oxyrhynchite Topography," in Proceedings of the 24th International Congress of Papyrology: Helsinki, 1-7 August, 2004, Frösén Jaakko, Purola Tiina & Salmenkivi Erja (eds.). Helsinki: Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 122, 2007: 973-988.
  • Shawn Graham and Giovanni Ruffini, "Network Analysis and Greco-Roman Prosopography," in Prosopography Approaches and Applications: A Handbook, K.S.B. Keats-Rohan (ed.). Oxford: Unit for Prosopographical Research, Linacre College, 2007: 325-336.
  • "Aphrodito Before Dioskoros." Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 45 (2008): 225-240.
  • "Factions and Social Distance in Sixth-Century Aphrodito," in Les Archives de Dioscore d'Aphrodité Cent Ans Après Leur Découverte (Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne, Paris 2008): 157-170.
  • "Psalms 149-150: A Bilingual Greek and Old Nubian Version from Qasr Ibrim." ZPE 168 (2009): 112-123.