Short CV/Education and training

  • 1996
    BA (magna cum laude) in classical languages, Tel Aviv University

  • 1998
    MSt in Greek and Roman History, University of Oxford

  • 2002
    D.Phil. in Greek and Roman History and Literature, University of Oxford

  • 2003
    PostDoc (Tel Aviv University): Jerome's commentary on Daniel

  • 2004 – 2008
    PostDoc (Protestant Theological University, Kampen)): The Emperor Marcian and the Council of Chalcedon

  • 2008 – 2014
    Principal Investigator (ERC Starting Grant, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): The Christian Appropriation of the Jewish Scriptures

  • Current position: Professor of Patristics and Late Antiquity, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Selected publications

authored books:

  • Rhetoric and Tradition: John Chrysostom on Noah and the Flood (TEG 12; Leuven: Peeters, 2003), 269pp.

  • Theodore Bibliander. De ratione communi omnium linguarum et literarum, edited (with H.-M. Kirn) and translated with annotations (THR 475: Geneva: Droz, 2011), 683pp.

  • Authority and Performance: Sociological Perspectives on the Council of Chalcedon, 451 AD (Hypomnemata 199, Gottingen: V&R, 2015), 233pp.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member, ERC Strating Grants Evaluation Panel SH5 (2014-)

  • Member, Young Academy of Europe (2013-2017)

  • President, Committee for the Dutch Annual Lectures in Patristics (2010-)

Additional qualifications

  • General Editor: Late Antique History and Religion Monographs Series (Peeters Publishers, Leuven).

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Playing the viola (mainly chamber music)

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married to Prof Dr Bas ter Haar Romeny; two daughters: Yael (11) and Noa (7).


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