Dr Mark Hebblewhite
Biblical and Early Christian Studies
Areas of expertise:
late Roman army; religion in late antiquity; politics in late antiquity; Roman history; Roman numismatics; Roman imperial politics
ACU North Sydney Campus
Mark Hebblewhite completed his PhD at Macquarie University, Australia in 2012 and has taught widely in the field of Ancient History. His research interests centre on the ideology and politics of the later Roman Empire, with particular reference to the role of the army in imperial politics and ways the emperor maintained control over the institution. His published works include Theodosius and the Limits of Empire (2020, Routledge) and The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire (2017, Routledge). He currently works at the Australian Catholic University as Associate Director, Government Relations.
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Monographs and edited books
- (ed. with C. Whatley) Brill Companion to Ancient Bodyguard Units. Brill (forthcoming, 2022)
- Theodosius and the Limits of Empire. Routledge (2020)
- The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235-395. Routledge (2017)
Articles and book chapters
- Sacramentum Militiae: Empty Words in an Age of Chaos,’ in Armstrong, J. (ed.) Circum Mare: Themes in Ancient Warfare. Brill (2016)
- ‘The Signa Militaria and the imperial Imagines as symbols of power: AD 235-395,’ in Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 13-14, 2016.