In print

2019. “Lucan’s Parthians in Nero’s Rome.” Classical Philology 114 (4), 604–25.

2019. “Remembering Intervention: Parthia in Rome’s Civil Wars.” Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte 68 (3), 327–52.

2018. “Alexander between Rome and Persia: Politics, Ideology, and History.” In K. Moore (ed.), Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Alexander the Great, 197–232. Leiden: Brill.

2017. “The Seleucids Imprisoned: Arsacid-Roman Hostage Submission and its Hellenistic Precedents.” In J. Schlude and B. Rubin (eds), Arsacids, Romans, and Local Elites: Cross-Cultural Interactions of the Parthian Empire, 25–50. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

2015. “Horace and the Tiridates Episode.” Rheinisches Museum für Philologie 158 (3/4), 304–25.

2015. “Venus’ Boots and the Shadow of Caesar in Book 1 of Virgil’s Aeneid.” Classical Quarterly 65 (2), 689–92.


“Arsacid Beverages in Lucan.” Accepted and forthcoming in Classical Quarterly.

“The Arsacids of Rome and Parthia’s ‘Iranian Revival’ in the First Century CE.” In J. Wiesehöfer and S. Boysen (eds), Iranian Words: Proceedings of the Eighth Symposium of the Melammu Project Held in Kiel, Germany, November 11–15, 2014. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

“Exemplary History and Arsacid Genealogy in Tacitus, Annals 6.31.” Under review at Dabir.

“The Parthian Empire.” In J. Spier and S. Cole (eds), The Classical World in Context: Persia. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Trust.


2017. The Parthian Empire: An Overview.
An introduction to Parthian history for Parthian Sources Online.

2015–present. Parthian Sources Online (
A digital collection of texts from the Parthian empire in Parthian, Greek, and Latin.