David Gilman Romano

About David Gilman Romano

Director, Archaeological Mapping Lab, http://archaeologicalmappinglab.org

Selected Publications

  • “True Heroes and Dishonourable Victors at Olympia,” in Thinking the Olympics , The Classical Tradition and the Modern Games, B. Goff and M. Simpson, eds., Bristol Classical Press, London, 2011, pp. 40-56.
  • With Mary E. Voyatzis, "Excavating at the Birthplace of Zeus," Expedition, vol. 52, 2010,pp. 9-21.
  • “Romanization in the Corinthia: Urban and Rural Developments,” in Roman Peloponnese III, Society, Economy and Culture under the Roman Empire: Continuity and Innovation, A.D. Rizakis and Cl. E. Lepenioti, eds., National Hellenic Research Foundation, Diffusion de Boccard, Athens, 2010, pp. 155-172.
  • With Mary E. Voyatzis, “Preserving Ancient Arcadian Heritage: Proposal for an Archaeological Park, in  Paysage et Religion, Melanges offerts a Madeleine Jost, Carlier, P. et Lerouge-Cohen, C., ed., Paris, 2010, pp. 41-54.
  • In collaboration with Lothar Haselberger, Mapping Augustan Rome, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 50, Portsmouth, R.I., 2002
  • With Irene Bald Romano, Catalogue of the Classical Collections of the Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn, Pa. 1999.
  • With Donald White, Keith DeVries, Irene Bald Romano and Yelena Stolyarik, The Ancient Greek World, The Rodney S, Young Gallery, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, 1995.
  • Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadion, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, volume 206, Philadelphia, 1993.
  • Guest Editor, Expedition, 27, 2 (1985), 'Exploring 5000 Years of Athletics’.

Courses Taught

Anthropology 160A, Patterns in Prehistory

Anthropology 304, Introduction to Archaeological Fieldwork

Anthropology 350A, Archaeology of Ancient Athletics

Anthropology 446A/546A, Mapping Ancient Cities

Anthropology 495A/595A, Archaeology of the Peloponnesos


Field Director and Co-Director (with Mary E. Voyatzis and Anna Karapanagiotou), Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, http://lykaionexcavation.org

Director, Parrhasian Heritage Park initiative, http://parrhasianheritagepark.org

President, Parrhasian Heritage Foundation, http://parrhasianheritagefoundation.org

Director, Corinth Computer Project, http://corinthcomputerproject.org

Director, Digital Augustan Rome Project, http://digitalaugustanrome.org


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Contact Information

Nicholas and Athena Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology and Director, Archaeological Mapping Lab
Telephone: 520.621.5343
Fax: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Anthropology Building, Room 122B
Office Hours: W 11-12


A.B. 1969, Art and Archaeology, Washington University, St. Louis

M.A. 1972, Physical Education, University of Oregon

Ph.D. 1981, Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania