Douglas Boin

Douglas Boin, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Ancient and Late Antique Mediterranean History at Saint Louis University. He is the author of "Ostia in Late Antiquity" (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and "Coming Out Christian in the Roman World" (Bloomsbury, 2015). You can follow his work at or at his blog

Stories by Douglas Boin

The Woman Missing from Your Nativity Set

The Sibyl, a much-revered prophet, has been quietly removed from our memory of the “first Christmas.”