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Kate Cooper

Kate Cooper is Professor of History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Born in Washington, DC, she was educated at Wesleyan University, with post-graduate studies at Harvard Divinity School and the PhD at Princeton. Kate’s work explores the world of the Mediterranean in the Roman period, with a special interest in daily life and the family, religion, gender, and social identity, along with martyrdom, resistance movements, and religious violence. Her previous books include Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women (Atlantic Books), The Virgin and the Bride (Harvard), and The Fall of the Roman Household (Cambridge).
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