Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Claudia Rapp

Claudia Rapp

Full Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences since 2014


Research Areas:

  • History, Archaeology
  • Byzantine studies
  • Ancient history
  • Church history
  • History of literature
  • Palaeography



Selected Memberships:

  • Corresponding Fellow, British Academy
  • korrespondierendes Mitglied, Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis 2015
  • Onassis Foundation Senior Visiting Scholar
  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College Oxford
  • Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Selected Publications:

  • Rapp, C.; Drake, H. (Hrsg.) (2014) The City in the Classical and Post-Classical World. Changing Contexts of Power and Identity.; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Rapp, C. (2010) The Idea of the Ancient Greek Polis in Medieval Byzantium: the Ancient City and its Features. (Dialogues Conference); Athen.
  • Rapp, C. (2005) Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in a Time of Transition., Paperback. Aufl.; Berkeley: California University Press.
  • Rapp, C. (1999) For Next to God, You are My Salvation: Reflections on the Rise of the Holy Man in Late Antiquity. In: Howard-Johnston, J.; Hayward, P. A. (Hrsg.), The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown; Oxford: Oxford University Press, S. 63-81.
  • Rapp, C. (1997) Ritual Brotherhood in Byzantium., Traditio 52, S. 285-326.