Articles and Book Chapters


  1. “Death and Ritual in the Silvae” in Editing and Commenting on Statius’ Silvae (A. Loio, ed.), Brill
  2. “Silius Italicus’ Punica in Claudian’s De raptu Proserpinae” Maia


  1. “Introduction: Screening Love and War in Troy: Fall of a City” (with Monica S. Cyrino), Bloomsbury 2022: 1-9


  1. “Religion in Lucan” (with K. Aramampaslis) in Reading Lucan’s Civil War: A Critical Guide (P. Roche, ed), Oklahoma 2021
  2. “Man and God: Literature” (with Emma Buckley) in Domitian, Palma 2021: 159-65
  3. “Republican Roman Tragedy in Flavian Epic” in Elements of Tragedy in Flavian Epic (A. Marinis and S. Papaioannou, eds.). Berlin 2021: 13-23


  1. “Scylla’s Lament in the Ciris and the Latin Literary Tradition” in Constructing Authors and Readers in the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana (T. E. Franklinos and Laurel Fulkerson, eds), Oxford 2020: 24-36
  2. “The Medieval Reception of Plautus’ Aulularia: The Querolus and Vitalis Blesensis” in Blackwell’s Companion to Plautus (D. Dutsch and G. F. Franko, eds), Blackwell 2020: 419-28


  1. “Death, Ritual, and Burial from Homer to the Flavians” (with S. Froedge, A. Kozak, and Clayton Schroer) in Structures of Epic Poetry. Volume II.1: Configuration (C. Reitz and S. Finkmann, eds.), Berlin 2019: 483-522
  2. Haec Pietas, Haec Fides: Permutations of Trust in Statius’ Thebaid” in Fides in Flavian Literature (A. Augoustakis, E. Buckley, and C. Stocks, eds), Toronto 2019: 132-46
  3. “Introduction” in Fides in Flavian Literature (A. Augoustakis, E. Buckley, and C. Stocks, eds), Toronto 2019: 3-18
  4. “Collateral Damage: Todeskette in Flavian Epic” in Flint Epic (D. Nelis, ed), Berlin: Berlin 2019: 171-87
  5. “Campania in the Flavian Poets’ Imagination” in Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination (Antony Augoustakis and R. Joy Littlewood, eds) Oxford 2019: 3-12


  1. “Introduction: The Reinvention of the Ancient Hero” in Epic Heroes on Screen (Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci, eds) Edinburgh: 1-10
  2. “Silius Italicus and Thomas Ross” in Brill Companion to Epic Continuations (R. Simms, ed), Leiden: 335-56
  3. Quaenam spes hominum? Dashed Hopes in Statius’ Thebaid” in Hope in Ancient Literature (G. Kazantzidis and D. Spatharas, eds), Berlin: 201-16


  1. “Burial Scenes: Silius Italicus’ Punica and Greco-Roman Historiography” in The Literary Genres in the Flavian Age (F. Bessone and M. Fucecchi, eds), Berlin 2017: 299-315
  2. “The Others” in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen (Antony Augoustakis and Monica Cyrino, eds) Edinburgh 2017: 148-60
  3. “Introduction: Reimagining a New Spartacus” in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen (Antony Augoustakis and Monica Cyrino, eds) Edinburgh 2017: 1-13


  1. “Achilles and the Poetics of Manhood: Re(de)fining Europe and Asia in Statius’ Achilleid” Classical World 109.2 (2016): 195-219
  2. “Introduction: Flavian Epic Renaissance (1990-2015)” in Oxford Readings in Flavian Epic (A. Augoustakis, ed.), Oxford 2016: 1-14
  3. “Re-cycling Hecuba” in Repeat Performances: Ovidian Repetition and the Metamorphoses (L. Fulkerson and T. Stover, eds), Wisconsin 2016: 100-24
  4. “Burial and Lament in Flavian Epic: Mothers, Fathers, Children” in Family in Flavian Epic (N. Manioti, ed), Brill 2016: 276-300
  5. “Flavian Literary Culture” in Blackwell Companion to the Flavian Age (A. Zissos, ed.), Blackwell 2016: 376-91
  6. “Cornelius’ Schonaeus’ Naaman:Terence’s Comedies in the Terentius Christianus” in Roman Drama and its Contexts (S. Harrison, T. Papanghelis, S. Frangoulidis, eds), 2016: 487-502


  1. “Campanian Politics and Poetics in Silius Italicus’ Punica” ICS 40.1 (2015): 155-69
  2. “Statius and Senecan Drama” in Brill Companion to Statius (W. J. Dominik, C. E. Newlands, and K. Gervais, eds.), Leiden 2015: 377-92
  3. “The Effigies of Atia and Servilia: Effacing the Female Body in Rome, Season 2 (M. Cyrino, ed.), Edinburgh 2015: 117-27
  4. “Greek Myth, Roman History, and the Affirmation of Patriarchy in Le Gladiatrici” in CINEMYTHOS: Classical Mythology on Film and Television (M. Cyrino and M. Safran, eds), Palgrave 2015: 63-71


  1. “Fish Imagery in Petronius’ SatyricaPisciculi and the Emperor?” Rheinisches Museum 157.2 (2014): 211-15
  2. “Silius Italicus.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Classics (D. Clayman, ed.) (, accessed 01 July 2014)
  3. “Between Greece and Italy: Flavian Poetry and its Traditions” in Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (A. Augoustakis, ed.), Leiden 2014: 1-9
  4. “Plautinisches im Silius? Two Episodes from Silius Italicus’ Punica” in Plautine Trends: Studies in Plautine Comedy and its Reception (I. Perysinakis and E. Karakasis, eds), Berlin 2014: 257-74
  5. “Valerius Flaccus in Silius Italicus” in Brill Companion to Valerius Flaccus (M. Heerink and G. Manuwald, eds), Leiden 2014: 340-58


  1. “Silius Italicus: Punica.” The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 August 2013 
(, accessed 02 September 2013)
  2. “Teichoscopia and Katabasis: The Poetics of Spectatorship in Flavian Epic” in Flavian Epic Interactions (G. Manuwald and A. Voigt, eds.), Berlin 2013: 157-75
  3. “Partnership and Love in Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)” in Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World (M. Cyrino, ed.), Palgrave 2013: 157-65
  4. “Introduction: Terence”, co-authored with Ariana Traill, in Blackwell Companion to Terence (A. Augoustakis and A. Traill, eds.), Blackwell/Wiley 2013: 1–14
  5. “Terence and Hrotsvit” in Blackwell Companion to Terence (A. Augoustakis and A. Traill, eds.), Blackwell/Wiley 2013: 397–409
  6. “Introduction: Representing Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic” in Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic, Oxford 2013: 1-13
  7. “Daphnis’ deductum nomen/carmen in Silius’ Sicilian Pastoral (Pun. 14.462-76)” Trends in Classics 4.1 (2012): 132-52
  8. Per hunc utero quem linquis nostro: Mothers in Flavian Epic” in Mothering and Motherhood in Ancient Greece and Rome (L. Petersen and P. B. Salzman, eds.), University of Texas Press 2012: 205-23
  9. “Silius Italicus and Tacitus on the Tragic Hero”, co-authored with Eleni Manolaraki, in Blackwell Companion to Tacitus (V. Pagán, ed.), Blackwell/Wiley 2012: 386-402
  10. sine funeris ullo ardet honore rogus: Burning Pyres in Lucan and Silius Italicus’ Punica” in Brill Companion to Lucan (Paolo Asso, ed.), Leiden 2011: 185-98
  11. Mercator Paratragoedans: Plautus Rewrites Teucer’s Exile” New England Classical Journal 37 (2010): 79-88
  12.  “Introduction” in the Brill Companion to Silius Italicus (Antony Augoustakis, ed.), Brill 2010: 1-23.
  13. “Castrate the He-Goat! Overpowering the Pater Familias in Plautus’ Mercator” Scholia 17 (2008): 37-48
  14. “The Other as Same: Non-Roman Mothers in Silius Italicus’ PunicaClassical Philology 103 (2008): 55-76.
  15. “Women’s Politics in the Streets of Rome” in Rome, Season 1: History Makes Television (Monica Silveira Cyrino, ed.), Blackwell 2008: 117-129
  16. Coniunx in limine primo: Regulus and Marcia in Punica 6” Ramus 35.2 (2006) [2008]: 144-68
  17. “An Insomniac’s Lament: The End of Poetic Power in Statius’ Silvae 5.4” Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History, Collection Latomus XIV (2008): 339-47
  18. Surus Cor Perfrigefacit: Elephants in Plautus’ PseudolusPhilologus 151 (2007): 177-82
  19.  “Introduction: Statius’s Silvae and the Poetics of Intimacy” Arethusa 40 (2007): 117-25 (co-authored with Carole E. Newlands)
  20. Unius amissi leonis: Taming the Lion and Caesar’s Tears (Silvae 2.5)” Arethusa 40 (2007): 207-21
  21. “Cutting Down the Grove in Lucan, Valerius Maximus, and Dio Cassius” Classical Quarterly 56 (2006): 634-638
  22. “Epic Re-Fashioning of an Egyptian Saint in Maffeo Vegio’s AntoniadNeulateinisches Jahrbuch 8 (2006): 5-12
  23. “Pliny Epistulae 4.13: Communal Conspiracy at Comum” Classical World 99 (2006): 419-22
  24. “Two Greek Names in Silius Italicus’ PunicaRheinisches Museum 148 (2005): 222-24
  25. Nequaquam historia digna? Plinian Style in Ep. 6.20” Classical Journal 100 (2005): 265-73
  26. Lugendam formae sine virginitate reliquit: Reading Pyrene and the Transformation of Landscape in Silius’ Punica 3” American Journal of Philology 124 (2003): 235-57.
  27. Rapit infidum victor caput: Ekphrasis and Gender Role Reversal in Silius Italicus’ Punica 15” in Being There Together: Essays in Honor of Michael C.J. Putnam on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday (Philip Thibodeau and Harry Haskell, eds.), Minnesota 2003: 110-27