Pauline Ripat


Pauline Ripat Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3C41
Building: Centennial Hall
Phone: 204.786.9343

BA University of Winnipeg
MA University of Victoria
PhD University of Washington

Research Interests:
Roman social history, Roman religion, magic, and divination


2019. "Sisterhood and Sibling Rivalry in Roman Society." Mouseion 16 Supplement 1 (Child, Family, and Ancient Society: Studies in Honour of Mark Golden): 109-28.

2016. "Roman Women, Wise Women, and Witches." Phoenix 70: 104-28.

2014. (with C.W. Marshall) "Enjoying a Slave Woman in P.Oxy. LXXIV 5019." ZPE 191: 231-34.

2014. "Cheating Women: Curse Tablets and Roman Wives." In Daughters of Hecate, edited by K. Stratton and D. Kalleres, pp. 340-60. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2013. “The Development of Roman Social History” and “Class and Status.” In Themes in Roman Society: An Introduction to Ancient Rome, edited by M. Gibbs, M. Nikolic, and P. Ripat, pp. 1-22 and pp. 46-71. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2011. “Locating the Grapevine in the Late Republic: Freedmen and Communication.” In Free at Last: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire, edited by T. Ramsby and S. Bell, pp. 50-65. London: Bloomsbury.

2011. “Expelling Misconceptions: Astrologers at Rome.” Classical Philology 106.2: 115-54

2006. “Roman Omens, Roman Audiences, and Roman History” Greece and Rome 53.2: 155-74

(with C. M. Vester) Vice Verba: A Digital Game for Students of Latin (free download, available for iPhone and iPad here and on Android devices here.