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Achim Lichtenberger
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Achim Lichtenberger is Professor of Classical Archaeology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum where he is also one of the directors of the Centre for Mediterranean Studies. His current research interests are the archaeology of the Decapolis, Herod the Great, religious identities in Hellenistic and Roman Judaea, and Hellenistic and Roman ruler representation. Recent publications include Kulte und Kultur der Dekapolis. Untersuchungen zu numismatischen, archäologischen und epigraphischen Zeugnissen, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2003 and Severus Pius Augustus. Studien zur sakralen Repräsentation und Rezeption des Septimius Severus und seiner Familie (193-211 n. Chr.), Leiden: Brill 2011.