Boris Dreyer

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Boris Horst Joachim Dreyer (born August 18, 1967 in Menden / Kr. Iserlohn ) is a German ancient historian and epigraphist .

Boris Dreyer studied history and Latin at the University of Cologne and the Ruhr University Bochum from 1989 to 1995 to become a teacher . He received his doctorate in the 1997 summer semester with a thesis on the history of late Classical Athens (322-approx. 230 BC) supervised by Gustav Adolf Lehmann at the Georg-August University in Göttingen . From 1996 to 1998 he was a research assistant at the Department of Ancient History, then assistant and senior assistant. The habilitation took place in 2003 with the thesis The Roman Nobility Rule and Antiochus III. (205 to 188 BC) . From October 2003 to January 2004 Dreyer was a fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University and in the first half of 2005 research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University . As a recipient of a Heisenberg grant , Dreyer has taught at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main since September 2005 and at King's College London since autumn 2006 . In the 2007 summer semester, he represented Manfred Clauss's chair in Frankfurt . Dreyer has been an adjunct professor at the University of Göttingen since August 2008. In October 2009 he accepted a call to a W2 professorship for Ancient History at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg , which he took up on April 1, 2010.

Dreyer primarily deals with Hellenistic and Roman history, the constitutional history in antiquity and Roman-Germanic relations.


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