Gruen, Erich

Erich S. Gruen is the Gladys Rehard Wood Professor Emeritus of History and Classics, and chair of the Jewish Studies program at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include The Last Generation of the Roman Republic (1974), The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome (1984), Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition (1998), Diaspora: Jews Amidst Greeks and Romans (2002), Cultural Borrowings and Ethnic Appropriations in Antiquity (2005), and Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean (2011). He is a past President of the American Philological Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the American Philosophical Society, and a recipient of the Austrian Cross of Honor for Arts and Letters.

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On his book Rethinking the Other in Antiquity
(Our Cover Feature of September 20, 2011)