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Dr Pfuntner’s main research areas are the history and material culture of the Roman Mediterranean, ancient urbanism, and Greek and Latin historiography of the Roman era. She has a particular interest in the Roman history of the island of Sicily, and especially the development of its urban communities under the Principate. She is currently developing a new research project on ‘War and Peacemaking in the Roman West in the First Century BC.’

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Dr Pfuntner is open to PhD applications in the field of; 

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