Monthly Archives: December 2013

Pliny’s Christmas Carol

During this previous Fall quarter one of the graduate seminars that I took at UCI was a “Survey of Latin Literature” course in which we translated a variety of Latin authors from different periods of Roman history. One of the … Continue reading

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Holiday Musings

Phew, so after grading 200 undergraduate exams, submitting finals and seminar papers, and tutoring clients with their finals, I have finally finished the Fall quarter! Some good news for the Fall is that I passed my Roman History qualifying exam, … Continue reading

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Why Scholars Doubt the Traditional Authors of the Gospels

[This essay has since been published as a peer-reviewed article that can be accessed online here.] The traditional authors of the canonical Gospels–Matthew the tax collector, Mark the attendant of Peter, Luke the attendant of Paul, and John the son of … Continue reading

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