em. Prof. Dr.

Jan N. Bremmer

Jan N. Bremmer

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 2021

  • Faculteit Godgeleerdheid en Godsdienstwetenschap




Research Areas:

  • History, Archaeology
  • Ancient history
  • Classical studies
  • Patrology
  • History of religion
  • Religious studies



Selected Prizes:

  • Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

Selected Publications:

  • 2021 Becominl a Man in Ancient Greece and Rome: Myths and Rituals of Male Initiation,Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
  • 2019 The World of Creek Religion and Mythology: Collected Essays II, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
  • 2014 Initiation into the Mysteries of the Ancient World, Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter.
  • 2010 The Rise of Christianity through the Eyes of Gibbon, Harnack and Rodney Stark: Groningen: Barkhuis.