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Dr Gwynaeth McIntyre (Senior Lecturer)

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Office  5N4, Arts Building
Tel +64 3 479 8710
Email gwynaeth.mcintyre@otago.ac.nz

Academic Qualifications

2010: PhD, University of St Andrews
2006: MA, York University
2004: BA, University of Victoria, Canada

Background and Research Interests

As a broadly trained ancient historian, Gwynaeth’s research focuses on political, social, and religious history of the ancient world and the ways in which mythology and religion define particular communities or groups of communities. She has most recently published a book (2016) and a dedicated journal volume (2019) on the worship of the Roman imperial family and a co-edited a volume on the Roman mythological figure, Anna Perenna. Her on-going research focuses specifically on the ways in which mythology and religion were used by members of the Roman imperial family to justify and legitimize their power. She is also currently working with the Otago Museum to digitise and increase access to their Roman coin collection.

Teaching

Areas of research supervision

  • Roman history
  • Roman religion
  • Greek and Roman myth
  • Roman coinage

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Publications

McIntyre, G. (2016). A family of gods: The worship of the imperial family in the Latin West. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 179p.

McIntyre, G. (2019). Imperial cult. Brill Research Perspectives in Ancient History, 2(1), 1-88. doi: 10.1163/25425374-12340003

McIntyre, G., & McCallum, S. (Eds.). (2019). Uncovering Anna Perenna: A focused study of Roman myth and culture. London, UK: Bloomsbury, 256p.

McIntyre, G. (2018). Camillus as Numa: religion in Livy’s refoundation narratives. Journal of Ancient History, 6(1), 63-79. doi: 10.1515/jah-2017-0011

McIntyre, G. (2018). Maxentius, the Dioscuri, and the legitimisation of imperial power. Antichthon, 52, 161-180. doi: 10.1017/ann.2018.2

Authored Book - Research

McIntyre, G. (2016). A family of gods: The worship of the imperial family in the Latin West. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 179p.

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Edited Book - Research

McIntyre, G., & McCallum, S. (Eds.). (2019). Uncovering Anna Perenna: A focused study of Roman myth and culture. London, UK: Bloomsbury, 256p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

McIntyre, G. (2019). Not just another fertility goddess: Searching for Anna in art. In G. McIntyre & S. McCallum (Eds.), Uncovering Anna Perenna: A focused study of Roman myth and culture. (pp. 54-67). London, UK: Bloomsbury.

Gardner, C. A. M., McIntyre, G., Solberg, K., & Tweten, L. (2018). Looks like we made it, but are we sustaining digital scholarship? In J. Sayers (Ed.), Making things and drawing boundaries: Experiments in the digital humanities. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

McIntyre, G. (2017). Uniting the army: The use of rituals commemorating Germanicus to create an imperial identity. In W. Vanacker & A. Zuiderhoek (Eds.), Imperial identities in the Roman world. (pp. 78-92). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

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Journal - Research Article

McIntyre, G. (2019). Imperial cult. Brill Research Perspectives in Ancient History, 2(1), 1-88. doi: 10.1163/25425374-12340003

O'Byrne, C., McIntyre, G., Townsend, S., Schonthal, B., & Shephard, K. (2018). Can ‘pooling teaching tips’ be more than ‘pooling teaching tips’? Tertiary Education & Management, 24(4), 351-361. doi: 10.1080/13583883.2018.1465117

McIntyre, G. (2018). Camillus as Numa: religion in Livy’s refoundation narratives. Journal of Ancient History, 6(1), 63-79. doi: 10.1515/jah-2017-0011

McIntyre, G. (2018). Maxentius, the Dioscuri, and the legitimisation of imperial power. Antichthon, 52, 161-180. doi: 10.1017/ann.2018.2

Tweten, L., McIntyre, G., & Gardner, C. (2016). From stone to screen: Digital revitalization of ancient epigraphy. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 10(1). Retrieved from http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/10/1/000236/000236.html

McIntyre, G. (2013). Deification as consolation: The divine children of the Roman imperial family. Historia, 62(2), 222-240.

McIntyre, G. (2010). Constructing a family: Representations of the women of the Roman imperial family. Acta Patristica et Byzantina, 21(2), 109-120.

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Journal - Research Other

McIntyre, G. (2019). [Review of the book Domina: The women who made imperial Rome]. Ancient History Bulletin, 9, 4-6. [Book Review].

McIntyre, G. (2018). Wrestling with the past [Review of the book Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society]. New Zealand Books, 28(3), 35. [Book Review].

McIntyre, G. (2017). [Review of the book From Jupiter to Christ: On the history of religion in the Roman imperial period]. Classical Review, 67(1), 180-182. doi: 10.1017/s0009840x16002614

McIntyre, G. (2015). [Review of the book Cult places and cult personnel in the Roman Empire]. Classical Review, 65(2), 583-584. doi: 10.1017/S0009840X1500075X

McIntyre, G. (2012). [Review of the book Rome and religion: A cross-disciplinary dialogue on the Imperial cult]. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 6(3). [Book Review].

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