John Scheid

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John Scheid (born May 31, 1946 in Luxembourg ) is a French ancient historian and religious historian of Luxembourg origin.

Scheid studied in Luxembourg, Paris and Strasbourg, where he obtained his doctorate ( Docteur de IIIe cycle ) in 1972 . From 1974 to 1977 he worked at the École française de Rome . He then became an assistant for ancient history at the University of Lille until 1983 . Scheid has been Directeur d'études at the École pratique des hautes études since 1983, specializing in “Roman Religions”. In 1987 he completed his habilitation in Strasbourg ( Docteur d'État ). Since 2001 he has been professor of “Religion, Institutions and Society of Ancient Rome” at the Collège de France .

Scheid has been a corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute since 1991 . He is a member of several editorial boards and was Vice-President of the Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine. In 2006 he was accepted as a full member of the Academia Europaea .

Scheid focuses on the history of Roman religion and society. In particular, he has published several prosopographical works on the College of the Arval Brothers . For his work "La tortue et la lyre" (Tortoise and Lyre) he received the Prix Émile Girardeau 2015 at the Institut de France .

Fonts (selection)

  • Les frères arvales. Recrutement et origine sociale sous les empereurs Julio-Claudiens (= Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études. Section des Sciences Religieuses. 77, ZDB -ID 773725-7 ). Presses universitaires de France, Paris 1975, (also: Strasburg, University, dissertation, 1972).
  • La religione a Roma (= Il mondo degli antichi. 7, 2, ZDB -ID 2134162-X = Universale Laterza. 620). Laterza, Rome a. a. 1983.
  • with Henri Broise: Le balneum des frères arvales. Recherches archéologiques à La Magliana (= Roma antica. 1). École française de Rome u. a., Rome 1987, ISBN 2-7283-0149-2 .
  • Romulus et ses frères. Le collège des frères arvales, modèle du culte public dans la Rome des empereurs (= Bibliothèque des Ecoles française d'Athènes et de Rome. 275). École française de Rome u. a., Rome 1990, ISBN 2-7283-0203-0 .
  • Le collège des frères arvales. Étude prosopographique du recrutement. (69-304) (= Saggi di storia antica. 1). "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, Rome 1990, ISBN 88-7062-679-2 .
  • Limits and problems in the evaluation of priestly fasting. In: Werner Eck (Ed.): Prosopography and social history. Studies on the methodology and knowledge of the prosopography of the imperial era. Böhlau, Cologne a. a. 1993, ISBN 3-412-04393-1 , pp. 103-118.
  • with François Jacques: Rome et l'intégration de l'Empire. (44 av. J.-C. - 260 ap. J .-. C.). Volume 1: Les structures de l'empire romain. Presses universitaires de France, Paris 1990, ISBN 2-13-043010-4 .
    • In German: Rome and the empire in the high imperial era. Volume 1: The Structure of the Empire. Teubner, Stuttgart a. a. 1998, ISBN 3-519-07445-1 .
  • with Roger Hanoune: Nos ancêtres les Romains (= Découvertes Gallimard . 259). Editions Gallimard, Paris 1995, ISBN 2-07-053159-7 .
  • La religion des Romains. Colin, Paris 1998, ISBN 2-200-01786-3 .
    • In English: An Introduction to Roman Religion. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 2003, ISBN 0-7486-1608-X .
  • with Paola Tassini and Jörg Rüpke : Recherches archéologiques à la Magliana. Commentarii fratrum arvalium qui supersunt. Les copies épigraphiques des protocoles annuels de la confrérie arvale (21 av. – 304 ap. J.-C.) (= Roma antica. 4). École française de Rome u. a., Rome 1998, ISBN 2-7283-0539-0 .
  • Quand faire c'est croire. Les rites sacrificiels des Romains. Aubier, Paris 2005, ISBN 2-7007-2298-1 .
  • as editor: Plutarch : Roman questions. A virtual walk in the heart of ancient Rome (= research texts. 103). Edited, translated, commented on and interpreted by John Scheid. Scientific Book Society, Darmstadt 2012, ISBN 978-3-534-21312-2 .
  • with Jesper Svenbro: La tortue et la lyre, Dans l 'atelier du mythe antique, Paris 2014, ISBN 978-2-271-07883-4 In German: Tortoise and Lyra. In the Werkstatt der Mythologie , Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt 2017, ISBN 978-3-8053-5062-4 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Membership directory: John Scheid. Academia Europaea, accessed September 25, 2017 .
  2. ^ Prix ​​Émile Girardeau. In: Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. November 20, 2018, accessed on June 12, 2019 (Fri-FR).