1. Madness Unchained: A Reading of Virgil’s Aeneid. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2007.
  2. A Commentary on Virgil, Aeneid XI (Collection Latomus 320). Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2009.
  3. Madness Transformed: A Reading of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2011.
  4. Madness Triumphant: A Reading of Lucan’s Pharsalia. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012.
  5. Ovid: Metamorphoses X (Bloomsbury Latin Texts). London-New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
  6. A Reading of Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2015.
  7. Virgil, Aeneid 5. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2015 (with R. Alden Smith).
  8. The Battle of Actium 31 B.C.: War for the World. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2016.
  9. Lucullus: The Life and Times of a Roman Conqueror. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2017. With photography by Katie McGarr.
  10. Tacitus: Annals XVI (Bloomsbury Latin Texts). London-New York: Bloomsbury, 2018. 
  11. Caligula: An Unexpected General. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2018. With photography by Katie McGarr. 
  12. Virgil: Aeneid 8. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2018 (with R. Alden Smith). With photography by Katie McGarr. 
  13. Pushing the Boundaries of Historia (Routledge Classical Monographs). London-New York: Routledge, 2019 (with Mary English). 
  14. Roman Conquests: Mesopotamia and Arabia. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, forthcoming. With photography by Katie McGarr. 
  15. A Companion to Latin Epic, 14-96 C.E. Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming (with Caroline Stark). 



  • “Apollo and Leuconoe in Horace, Odes I, 11.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 74.2 (2003), 133-136.


  • Harum Unam: Dido’s Requiem for Pallas.” Latomus 63.4 (Octobre-Décembre 2004), 857-863.


  1. “Trickery and Deceit in Aeneid XI.” Maia LVII.I (Gennaio-Aprile 2005), 33-36.
  2. “Diana in the Aeneid.” New England Classical Journal 32.2 (May 2005), 101-115.
  3. “The Penultimate Books of Virgil’s Aeneid.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 80.2 (2005), 147-150.
  4. Posse Putes: Virgil’s Camilla and Ovid’s Atalanta.” In Deroux, C., ed., Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XII (Collection Latomus 287), 2005, 185-193.


  1. Ut Videre Camillam: The Nachleben of Reckless Heroism.” Rivista di cultura classica e medioevale 48.2 (Luglio-Dicembre 2006), 287-308.
  2. Tros Italusque: Arruns in the Aeneid.” In Deroux, C., ed., Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XIII (Collection Latomus Volume 301), Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2006, 284-290.


  1. “Virgil’s Camilla.” Athenaeum XCV.I (2007), 271-286.
  2. “A Brief Reflection on the Gates of Sleep.” Latomus 66.3 (Juillet-Septembre 2007), 628-635).


  1. Laviniaque Venit Litora: Blushes, Bees, and Virgil’s Lavinia.” Maia 60.1 (2008), 40-50.
  2. Velocem Potuit Domuisse Puellam: Propertius, Catullus, and Atalanta’s Race.” Latomus 67.2 (Juin 2008), 342-352.


  • “Chiastic Doom in the Aeneid.” Latomus 68.2 (Juin 2009), 393-401.


  1. Pius Amor: Nisus, Euryalus, and the Footrace of Aeneid V.” Latomus 69.1 (Mars 2010), 43-55.
  2. Nivales Socii: Caesar. Mamurra, and the Snow of Catullus c. 57.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 96.3 (2010), 101-110.
  3. “Camilla and Cydippe: A Note on Aeneid 11, 581-582.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 96.3 (2010), 111-116 (with Michael McOsker).
  4. Seraque Terrifici: Archery, Fire, and the Enigmatic Portent of Aeneid V.” In Deroux, C., ed., Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XV (Collection Latomus Volume 323), Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2010, 196-218.


  1. Decus Fluviorum: Juturna in the Aeneid.” Athenaeum XCIX.1 (2011), 27-39.
  2. Inque Dei Latuit Terrore Lycaei: Latent Lycanthropy in Valerius and Virgil.” Maia LXIII.II (Maggio-Agosto 2011), 252-261.
  3. Dirarum ab sede dearum: Virgil’s Fury Allecto, the Dirae, and Jupiter’s Parthian Defeat.” Bolletino di studi latini XLI.II (Luglio-Dicembre 2011), 522-530.


  1. Communis Erinys: The Image of Helen in the Latin Poets.” L’Antiquité classique LXXXI (2012), 43-60 (with Johanna Braff).
  2. “Andromeda, Perseus, and the End of the Astronomica.” Maia LXIV.II (Maggio-Agosto 2012), 305-315.
  3. Princeps Ante Omnes: Palinurus and the Eerie End of Virgil’s Protesilaus.” Latomus 71.3 (Septembre 2012), 713-733.
  4. Nondum Proserpina Abstulerat: Persephone in the Aeneid.” Revue des études anciennes 114.2 (2012), 423-434.
  5. “Virgil’s Camilla and the Authenticity of the Helen Episode.” In Deroux, C., ed., Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XVI (Collection Latomus Volume 338), 2012, 198-2010 (with Cynthia Susalla).


  • “A Poetic Menagerie: The Animal Similes of Virgil’s Aeneid.” Eranos: Acta Philologica Suecana CVII.2 (2012-2013), 67-102.


  1. Roscida pennis: Iris in the Aeneid.” Bolletino di studi latini XLIII.I (Gennaio-Giugno 2013), 123-132.
  2. Atque Arma Virum: Turnus’ Killing of Virgil in Aeneid IX.” Latomus 72.2 (Juin 2013), 400-411 (with Chelsea Faxon).
  3. Iamque Rubescebat: Aurora in the Aeneid.” Eos C.2 (2013), 297-315.


  1. Recens A Vulnere: Dido, Ajax, and the Hierachy of Heroines.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 106.1 (2014), 185-198.
  2. “Drowned Doublets: Virgil’s Doomed Sailors and the Archytas Ode.” Maia LXVI.I (Gennaio-Aprile 2014) (with Cynthia Susalla).
  3. “Apples for Atalanta: A Reading of Priapea c. 16.” Bolletino di studi latini XLIV.I (Gennaio-Giugno 2014), 21-32.
  4. Saevit Medio In Certamine: Mars in the Aeneid.” Arctos: Acta Philologica Fennica XLVIII (2014), 137-163.


  1. Tum Canit Hesperidum Miratam Mala Puellam: The Hesperides and Hesperia in Virgil and Ovid.” Eirene: Studia Graeca et Latina LI.I-II (2015), 27-44.
  2. Graviter Commotus: Neptune in the Aeneid.” Latomus 74.1 (Mars 2015), 130-148.
  3. Laetis Phrygibus Mirabile Sumen: Juvenal’s Twelfth Satire and the Reinvention of Epic.” Rivista di cultura classica e medioevale LVII.2 (2015), 295-310.
  4. Tumulum Antiquae Cereris: Virgil’s Ceres and the Harvest of Troy.” Bolletino di studi latini XLV.II (Luglio-Dicembre 2015), 456-472.
  5. Actoris Aurunci Spolium: A Virgilian Reading of Juvenal’s Second Satire.” L’Antiquité Classique 84 (2015), 141-150.
  6. Montium Domina: Catullus’ Diana, Rome, and the Moon’s Bastard Light.” Acta Classica LVIII (2015), 27-46.
  7. Lethaeum Ad Fluvium: Mercury in the Aeneid.” Pallas 99 (2015), 295-310.
  8. Aeterno Devinctus Amore: Vulcan in Virgil.” Paideia LXII (2015), 225-242.
  9. “Lucan’s Bees and the Ethnography of the Pharsalia.” In Esposito, P., and Walde, C., eds., Letture e lettori di Lucano: Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi Fisciano 27-29 marzo 2012, Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2015, 57-72.


  1. Vimque Deum Infernam: Virgil’s God of the Underworld.” Graeco-Latina Brunensia 21.1 (2016), 59-72.
  2. “The Penthesilead of Quintus Smyrnaeus: A Study in Epic Reversal.” Wiener Studien 129 (2016), 207-231.
  3. Unde Pater Tiberinus: The River Tiber in Virgil’s Aeneid.” Classica et Christiana 11 (2016), 95-122.
  4. “Divine Twins: Daphne, Apollo, and an Ovidian Response to Virgil.” Bolletino di studi latini XLVI.II (Luglio-Dicembre 2016), 488-497.
  5. Necdum Orbem Medium: Night in the Aeneid.” Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae LVI.3 (September 2016), 315-331.
  6. Sate Sanguine Divum: A Brief Note on the Sibyl’s Hesiodic Rebuke of Aeneas.” Myrtia 31 (2016), 385-391.


  1. “The Ambiguous Arms of Aeneas.” Acta Classica Universitatis Scientiarum Debrecensis LIII (2017). 37-42.
  2. “Apollo in the Aeneid.” Eirene: Studia Graeca et Latina LIII.I-II (2017). 169-197.
  3. Pallasne Exurere Classem: Minerva in the Aeneid.” Arctos: Acta Philologica Fennica 51 (2017).
  4. Vesta or Vespa: A Conjecture at Pseudo-Virgil, Copa 26.” Latomus 76.4 (Décembre 2017), 975-980.


  1. “The Wolf in Virgil.” Revue des études anciennes 120.1 (2018), 101-119.
  2. “Ad Aen. 8, 672: New (Actually Old) Evidence for the Singular Spumabat.” Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica 89.2 (2018), 55-59 (with Alden Smith).
  3. “Virgil’s Pastoral Apollo.” Bollettino di studi latini XLVIII, II (2018), 417-431.


  1. “A Furious Fury: Virgil’s Camilla, Livy’s Camillus, and the Reconciliations of Juno.” In English, M., and Fratantuono, L., eds. Pushing the Boundaries of Historia (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies), London-New York: Routledge, 2019, 172-184.

Forthcoming and Submitted

  • “The Refraction of Epic in Perseus’ Intertextual Triad: Ovid, Manilius, and Lucan.”  In Fratantuono, L., and Stark, C., eds. A Companion to Latin Epic, 14-96 C.E., Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Nymphaeque sorores: Virgil’s Sororities of Nymphs”
  • “Virgil’s Rival Sororities: Dido and Anna, Camilla and Acca”
  • Alma Phoebe: Lunar References in Virgil’s Aeneid
  • “Virgil’s Dido and the Death of Marcus Antonius”
  • Exemplum Pietas: Lausus in the Aeneid



  • Member of the Editorial Board and author of 110 entries in The Virgil Encyclopedia (ed. R.F.  Thomas and J.M. Ziolkowski), Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Volume I (A-E):  Acesta-Acheron-Aether-Aganippe-Amycus (1-3)-Argus (1-2)-Ariadne-Arruns-Atalanta-Aurora-Batulum-Beroë (1-2)-Bimillennium of Virgil’s Death-Butes (1-3)-Caere-Caieta-Carthage-Celemna-Coins and Medallions (with T. Corey Brennan)-Commentaries, Late Antique-Coroebus-Council of the Gods-Cyprus-Dares-Daunus-Devotio-Dicte-Drances-Elpenor-Entellus-Eratosthenes-Eschatology-Euryalus’ Mother.  Volume II (F-Pe): Galatea (1-3)-Garganus-Gifts-Glück, Louise-Golden Age-Gyas (1-2)-Helorus-Hero and Leander-Hesperia-Horcus-Huntress-Hydra-Iapyx (1-2)-Ilioneus-Janus-Judgment of Paris (with Raymond Cormier)-Laodamia-Larina-Latona-Laurentum and Laurentes-Lavinia-Lavinium-Lethe-Leucosia-Lightning-Lycaon (1-2)-Mallarmé, Stephane-Meleager (1)-Melicertes-Menoetes (1-2)-Minerva-Naxos-Nemea-Night (with Richard F. Thomas)-Oebalus-Opis (1-2)-Orcus-Orientius-Pales-Pallene-Pallor-Paraenesis.  Volume III (Ph-Z): Phoenicia-Phorcus (1-2)-Pietas-Pirithous-Poeni-Portunus-Questions-Rainbows-Research Tools-Rhadamanthus-Sabaea and Sabaei-Salius (1)-Salutation, Modes of-Sigeum-Silence-Sirens-Somnus-Sounds-Stamps. Postage-Styx-Syncretism-Syrtis-Taenarus-Tartarus-Tegea-Temples-Thersilochus (1-2)-Tiphys-Tityos-Triton (1-2)-Troilus-Tydeus-Valéry, Paul-Venulus-Vulcan (with Philip Hardie)-Wolves. 


  • “Ovid’s Metamorphoses.”  Oxford Bibliographies (Online).  Last modified 27 April, 2017.


  • Author of 22 entries in the The Tacitus Encyclopedia edited by Victoria Emma Pagán: Agrippinensis Colonia; Boii; Cestius Gallus, G. (suff. 42); Corsica; Demetrius; Isis; Italicus, king of the Cherusci; Iulius Vestinus Atticus, M.; Iunius Silanus Torquatus, L.; Laodicea; Licinius Lucullus, Lucius; Licinius Silius Nerva; Lycia/Lycii; Marius Celsus; Mevania; Nero-freedmen; Paconius Agrippinus, Q.; Satria Galla; Tiberius Iulius Alexander; Verulanus Severus; Vettius Bolanus; Vienne