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Professor Daniel Ogden

Publications

Books

The Legend of Seleucus, Cambridge, CUP, 2017.

Drakon: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman worlds, Oxford, OUP, 2013.

Dragons, Serpents and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: a Sourcebook, NYC, OUP USA, 2013.

Alexander the Great: Myth, Genesis and Sexuality, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2011.

Archaia hellenike kai romaike nekromanteia, Athens, Hekate, 2011.

with Carney ED, Philip II and Alexander the Great: Father and Son, Lives and After Lives, New York, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Nekromantie. Das antike Wissen uber die Totenbeschworung durch Magie., Rudostadt/Remda-Teichel, Edition Roter Drache, 2010.

Magic, Witchcraft and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds. A Sourcebook. Second ed., New York, OUP USA, 2009.

Night's Black Agents, Continuum, London, 2008.

Perseus, London, Routledge, 2008.

In Search of the Sorcerer's Apprentice: The Traditional Tales of Lucian's Lover of Lies, Classical Press of Wales, 2007.

A Companion to Greek Religion, London, Blackwell, 2007.

Aristomenes of Messene. Legends of Sparta's Nemesis, Classical Press of Wales, 2002.

Magic, witchcraft and ghosts in the Greek and Roman worlds: a sourcebook, Oxford University Press (USA), 2002.

The Hellenistic World. New Perspectives, 2002.

Greek and Roman Necromancy, Princeton University Press, 2001.

Articles

Controlling Desires: Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome, JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF SEXUALITY, vol. 22, no. 1, 2013, 179-181

NAMING THE WITCH. MAGIC IDEOLOGY AND STEREOTYPE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, JOURNAL OF ROMAN STUDIES, vol. 99, 2009, 247-248

The love of wisdom and the love of lies: the philosophers and philosophical voices of Lucian's Philopseudes, Philosophical Presences in Ancient Narrative. Special issue of Ancient Narrative., 2007, 177-204

Mantike. Studies in ancient divination., CLASSICAL REVIEW, vol. 56, no. 2, 2006, 413-415

The function of the Pellichus sequence at Lucian Philopseudes 18-20, Scripta Classica Israelica, vol. 24, 2005, 1-19

Eucrates and Demainete.: Lucian, Philopseudes 27-8, Classical Quarterly, vol. 54, no. 2, 2004, 484-493

The Apprentice's Sorcerer: the man and his powers in context: Lucian Philopseudes 33-6, Acta Classica, vol. 47, 2004, 101-126

Imagination of a monarchy. Studies in Ptolemaic propaganda., CLASSICAL REVIEW, vol. 54, no. 2, 2004, 472-473

Hellenistic civilization, INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 25, no. 4, 2003, 889-891

The Ancient Greek Oracles of the Dead, Acta Classica, vol. 44, 2001, 167-195

Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Foundation Myths, The Ancient World, vol. 42, 180-210

Chapters

Niceros, Hermotimus and Bisclavret: Werewolves, Souls and Innkeepers, in Niceros, Hermotimus and Bisclavret: Werewolves, Souls and Innkeepers, Ancient Narrative Supplement, 2016

A snake and something more: the dragon in Classical antiquity and the early Medieval west, in A snake and something more: the dragon in Classical antiquity and the early Medieval west, Turnhout?: Brepols?, 2016

Fantasmas romanos, in Aguirre Castro M, Delgado Lincero C, Gonzalez-Rivas A (eds) Fantasmas romanos, Madrid: Abada, 2015, 101-116

Nectanebo's seduction of Olympias and the benign anguiform deities of the ancient Greek world, in Wheatley P, Baynham E (eds) Nectanebo's seduction of Olympias and the benign anguiform deities of the ancient Greek world, Oxford: OUP, 2015, 117-133

What did Arsinoe tell Lysimachus about Philetaerus?, in Howe T, Garvin EE, Wrightson G (eds) What did Arsinoe tell Lysimachus about Philetaerus?, Oxford: Oxbow, 2015, 172-80

'The sorcerers of Lucian's Philopseudes', supplementary, in ‘The sorcerers of Lucian’s Philopseudes’, supplementary, Kyoto University Press, 2014, supp 2-supp 5

Alexander and Africa (332-331 BC and beyond): the facts, the traditions and the problems, in Alexander and Africa (332-331 BC and beyond): the facts, the traditions and the problems, Pretoria: Acta Classica, 2014, 1-37

Royal Families of Argead Macdon and the Hellenistic World, in Royal Families of Argead Macdon and the Hellenistic World, Oxford: Blackwell, 2011, 92-107

with Carney ED, Alexander in the Underworld, in Carney ED (eds) Alexander in the Underworld, New York: OUP USA, 2011, 205-216

How to marry a courtesan in the Macedonian courts, in Erskine A (eds) How to marry a courtesan in the Macedonian courts, Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2011, 221-246

Seleucid Dynastic Foundation Myths, in Erickson K (eds) Seleucid Dynastic Foundation Myths, Marburg: Harrassowitz, 2011, 149-160

Homosexuality, in Golden M (eds) Homosexuality, Oxford: Berg, 2011, 37-54

'Magic', in Gagarin M (eds) 'Magic', New York: OUP USA, 2010, 313-319

Dimensions of death in the Greek and Roman Worlds, in Gemeinhardt P, Zgoll A (eds) Dimensions of death in the Greek and Roman Worlds, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck Verlag, 2010, 103-131

Alexander's snake sire, in Wheatley P, Hannah R (eds) Alexander's snake sire, Claremont, CA: , 2009, 136-178

Alexander's sex life, in al WHE (eds) Alexander’s sex life, , 2009, 203-217

'Lucianus, Glycon and the two Alexanders', in Cevik M (eds) ‘Lucianus, Glycon and the two Alexanders’, Adiyaman: Adiyaman University, 2009, 279-300

'Hellenistic royal courtesans and the sacred', in Scheer T, Lindner MA (eds) ‘Hellenistic royal courtesans and the sacred’, Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2009, 344-376

A war of witches at the court of Philip II?, in A war of witches at the court of Philip II?, Thessaloniki: University of Thessaloniki, 2009, 425-437

Plutarch at Delphi (pamphlet), in Plutarch at Delphi (pamphlet), Kyoto: Kyoto Classical Press, 2009, 1-6

Bilistiche and the prominence of courtesans in the Ptolemaic tradition, in al PME (eds) Bilistiche and the prominence of courtesans in the Ptolemaic tradition, Brill, 2008, 353-385

Bastardy and fatherlessness in the ancient Greek world, in al SHE (eds) Bastardy and fatherlessness in the ancient Greek world, CUP, 2008, 105-119

Bilistiche and the prominence of courtesans in the Ptolemaic tradition, in McKechnie, P, Guillaume, P (eds) Bilistiche and the prominence of courtesans in the Ptolemaic tradition, Brill, Leiden, 2008, 353-385

Magic in the Severan period, in Swain, S, Elsner, J, Harrison, J S (eds) Magic in the Severan period, CUP, 2007, 454-465

Two studies in the reception and representation of Alexander's sexuality, in Heckel, W, Tritle, L, Wheatley, P (eds) Two studies in the reception and representation of Alexander’s sexuality, Regina Press, Claremont, 2007, 75-108

Lucian's tale of the Sorcerer's Apprentice in context, in Szpakowska K (eds) Lucian’s tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice in context, CPW, Swansea, 2006, 121-143

Three evocations of the dead with Pausanias, in Hodkinson S (eds) Three evocations of the dead with Pausanias, Duckworth and CPW, London, 2002, 111-133

Lucan's Sextus Pompeius episode: its necromantic, political and literary background, in Powell, A, Welch, K (eds) Lucan’s Sextus Pompeius episode: its necromantic, political and literary background, CPW & Duckworth, London, 2002, 249-271

Controlling women's dress: gynaikonomoi, in Llewellyn-Jones L (eds) Controlling women’s dress: gynaikonomoi, Duckworth & CPW, London, 2002, 203-226

Totenorakel in der griechischen Antike, in Totenorakel in der griechischen Antike, Münster, 2001, 39-60

Hellenistic Royal Courtesans and the Sacred, in Scheer T, Lindner M (eds) Hellenistic Royal Courtesans and the Sacred, Berlin: Verlag Antike, 344-376

Lucianus, Glycon and the two Alexanders, in Cevik M (eds) Lucianus, Glycon and the two Alexanders, Adiyaman: Adiyaman University Press, 279-300

How "western" were the ancient oracles of the dead?, in Breglia L (eds) How “western” were the ancient oracles of the dead?, , 211-226

Animal Magic, in Animal Magic, OUP, 294-309

Alexander, Agathos Daimon and Ptolemy: the Alexandrian foundation myth in dialogue, in Alexander, Agathos Daimon and Ptolemy: the Alexandrian foundation myth in dialogue, Philadelphia: Penn, 129-150

Reviews

Review of: Hekster, O., and Fowler, R., eds. Imaginary Kings. Royal Images in the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. Oriens et Occidens 11. Stuttgart., Gymnasium, 2009

Review of Stratton, K. Naming the Witch. Maic, Ideology and Stereotype in the Ancient World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007., JRS, vol. 99, 2009, 247-248

Review of D. Felton Haunted Greece and Rome: Ghost Stories from Classical Antiquity. University of Texas Press: Austin, 1999., Journal of Scientific Exploration, vol. 23, no. 4, 2009, 545-546

Johnston, S.I., and Struck, P.T., eds. Mantikê. Studies in ancient divination. Leiden, 2005., CR, vol. 56, 2006, 413-415

Noegel, S., Walker, J., and Wheeler, B., eds., Prayer, magic and the stars in the ancient and late antique world (University Park, PA, 2003), International Journal of the Classical Tradition, vol. 12, 2006, 441-445

Donalson, M.D. The cult of Isis in the Roman Empire: Invicta (Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, 2003), International Journal of the Classical Tradition, vol. 12, 2005, 147-150

Hazzard, R.A., Imagination of a monarchy: studies in Ptolemaic propaganda (Toronto, 2000), CR, vol. 54, 2004

Asirvatham, S.R., Pache, C.O., and Watrous, J., eds., Between magic and religion: interdisciplinary studies in ancient Mediterranean religion and society (Lanham, 2001), International Journal of the Classical Tradition, vol. 10.1, 2003, 117-120

Chamoux, F. Hellenistic Civilization, trans. Michel Roussel (inco-operation with Margaret Roussel). Oxford and Malden, MA. Blackwell, 2003, International History Review, vol. 25.4, 2003, 889-891

Cribiore, R. Gymnastics of the mind. Greek education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt (Princeton, 2001), CR, vol. 53, 2003, 191-192

Garrison, D.H., Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece (Norman, Oklahoma, 2000), CR, vol. 52, 2002, 172-180

Combined review of Dickie, M.W., Magic and magicians in the Greco-Roman world (London, 2001) and Moreau, A., and Turpin, J.-C., eds., La magie (4 vols., Montpellier 2001), CR, vol. 52, 2002, 129-133

Thomas, C.G., and Conant, C., Citadel to City-State. The transformation of Greece, 1200-700 B.C.E. (Bloomington, 1999), JHS, vol. 121, no. 195, 2001

Carney, E.D., Women and monarchy in Macedonia (Norman, Oklahoma, 2000, CR, vol. 51, 318-319