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Professor Alanna Nobbs concluded her BA Hons1( Latin) (1966) and PhD (Latin) (1973) at the University of Sydney, having also studied at Birkbeck, University of London, under Professor Robert Browning She taught part-time at Sydney University (1967-8) and at Macquarie University full-time from 1970-2011, part time 2012-2015.

Her fields of research and teaching include Classical languages (Greek and Latin); Greek papyri especially those documenting the Christianisation of Egypt; late antique and early Byzantine history and historiography; and the historical background of the New Testament and Early Christianity.

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Projects 2006 2008

Research Outputs 1986 2018

Communication within a dysfunctional family in Late Antique Egypt

Nobbs, A., 2018, Registers and modes of communication in the ancient Near East: getting the message across. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Digressions in Procopius

Nobbs, A., 2018, Le Monde de Procope / The World of Procopius. Greatrex, G. & Janniard, S. (eds.). Paris: Éditions de Boccard, p. 163-171 9 p. (Orient & Mediterranée; vol. 28).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Editorial

Nobbs, A., 2017, In : Classicum. 43, 1, p. 4-6 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Into all the world: emergent Christianity in its Jewish and Greco-Roman context

Harding, M. (ed.) & Nobbs, A. (ed.), 2017, Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdsmans Publishing. 403 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

The interaction between ancient historians and New Testament scholars: a critical appraisal

Nobbs, A., 2017, Into All the World: Emergent Christianity in its Jewish and Greco-Roman Context. Harding, M. & Nobbs, A. (eds.). Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdsmans Publishing, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearchpeer-review