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  • (2023) Pompeii. (Bloomsbury Archaeological Histories)
  • (2023) The Senatus Consultum de Cn. Pisone patre. Text, translation, and commentary (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge) [Reviews: Pablo Rojas, BMCR 2024.02.08]
  • (2016) A Companion to Roman Italy, ed. A.E. Cooley (Blackwell-Wiley) [560pp.]
  • (2014) Inventive Inscriptions - The Organization of Epigraphic Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century, eds A.E. Cooley and D. Orrells (Journal of the History of Collections, special issue)
  • (2014) Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook (2nd edn, with M.G.L. Cooley) (Routledge: London) [336 pp.] [Reviews: A. Beale, JCT 29: 79; Jacqueline Frost DiBiasie, BMCR 2014.08.03]
  • (2012) The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge) [554 pp.]

    [Reviews: S. Orlandi, CR 64 (2014) 109-111; A. Beale, JCT 29: 89]

  • (2009) Res Gestae Divi Augusti. Text, translation, and commentary (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge) [= AE 2007. 37] [331 pp.]

    [Reviews: K. Galinsky, CR 61 (2011) 129-31; G. Rowe, JRS 101 (2011) 245-46; R. Westall, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.02.03]

  • (2004) Pompeii: A Sourcebook (with M.G.L. Cooley) (Routledge: London) [272 pp.]

    [Reviews: J. Andrews, JRS 95: 315-16; P. Foss, JRA 18 (2005) 583-86; R. Laurence, CR 55:1 (2005) 271-73]

  • (2003) Pompeii (Duckworth Archaeological Histories: London) [192 pp.] [reissued by Bloomsbury - Bristol Classical Press imprint]

    [Reviews: S. Sorek, BMCR 2004.03.35; N. Humble, Classics Ireland 12 (2005); J. Andrews, JRS 95: 315-16; L. Richardson Jr, AJA 109.2 (2005); R. Laurence, CR 54.2 (2004) 499-501]

  • (2002) Becoming Roman, Writing Latin? Literacy and Epigraphy in the Roman West, ed. A.E. Cooley (JRA Supplement no.48: Portsmouth, RI) [= AE 2002.155]

    [Reviews: R. Hingley, Britannia 35 (2004) 352-53; J. Richmond, CR 56.2 (2006) 483-85]

  • (2000) The Afterlife of Inscriptions: Reusing, Rediscovering, Reinventing and Revitalizing Ancient Inscriptions, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Supplement no.75: London) [= AE 2000.3]

  • (2000) The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Supplement no.73: London) [= AE 2000.243]


  • (in press) 'Control: The destruction of monuments', in D. Agri and S. Lewis (eds) Cultural History of Media: Antiquity (Bloomsbury)
  • (in press) 'Latin epigraphy' Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. T. Whitmarsh (Digital edition: New York: Oxford University Press)
  • (2024) 'Augustus' In Oxford Bibliographies in Classics, ed. Ruth Scodel. New York: Oxford University Press (updated 20 Feb 2024).
  • (2023) 'The role of the non-elite in spreading Latin in Roman Britain', in A. Mullen (ed.) Social Factors in the Latinization of the Roman West (Oxford: Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents, Oxford University Press) 99-116
  • (2022) 'Reverse-engineering history: re-presenting the Chichester tablet using laser scanning and 3D printing', Studies in Conservation (YSIC) 68.8: 773-83 (with P.F. Wilson, M. Donnelly, E. King, M.A. Williams)
  • (2022) 'Bretagne', Année Epigraphique 2019: 403-17
  • (2022) 'Augustus', Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. T. Whitmarsh (Digital edition: New York: Oxford University Press)
  • (2021) ‘Bretagne’, Année Epigraphique 2018: 393-408
  • (2020) ‘Bretagne’, Année Epigraphique 2017: 397-411
  • (2019) 'From the Augustan Principate to the Invention of the Age of Augustus', Journal of Roman Studies 109: 71-87
  • (2019) ‘Bretagne’, Année Epigraphique 2016: 395-418
  • (2019) ‘The Res Gestae in its provincial contexts’, Lampas 52.3: 262-75

  • (2019) 'Two Latin Inscriptions from Ephesos in the Ashmolean Museum', in From Document to History: Epigraphic Insights into the Greco-Roman World, eds C. Norena, N. Papzarkados (Brill, Leiden) 431-54
  • (2018) ‘The curious case of Flora’, in Animo Decpiendi? Rethinking Fakes and Authorship in Classical, Late Antique and Early Christian Works, eds A. Gurzman and J. Martínez, 285-90
  • (2018) 'New Approaches to the Epigraphy of the Roman World', Journal of Epigraphic Studies 1: 27-46
  • (2018) 'Bretagne', Annee Epigraphique 2015: 309-23
  • (2018) Breaking through the language barrier – bringing ‘dead’ languages to life through sensory and narrative engagement Museum Management and Curatorship, 33:5, 428-446, (Abigail Baker, with Alison Cooley)

    DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2018.1501601

  • (2018) 'Monumental Latin inscriptions from Roman Britain in the Ashmolean Museum collection', Britannia 49: 225-49 (Published online: 18 June 2018)
  • (2018) ‘The last days of Augustus’, in Afterlives of Augustus: AD 14 - 2014, ed. P.J. Goodman (Cambridge University Press), 32-43
  • (2018) ‘Latin inscriptions in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, ZPE 205: 253-67
  • (2017) 'Bretagne', Annee Epigraphique 2014: 349-358 
  • (2016) Entries on Actium, Battle of; Augustus (emperor); C. Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Claudius I (emperor, 41-54); Cn. Piso (usurper); Forum of Augustus; L. Cornelius Balbus; Military diplomas; Plancina; Res Gestae divi Augusti; Sebasteion at Aphrodisias for Encyclopedia of Conflict in Greece and Rome, ed S. Phang (ABC-Clio)
  • (2016) 'Bretagne', Annee Epigraphique 2013: 375-383
  • (2016) 'Coming to terms with dynastic power, 30 BC-AD 69' and 'Italy during the High Empire, from the Flavians to Diocletian', in A Companion to Roman Italy, ed. A.E. Cooley (Wiley-Blackwell) pp.103-132
  • (2015) 'Bretagne', Annee Epigraphique 2012: 353-66
  • (2015) 'Paratextual readings of imperial discourse in the Res Gestae divi Augusti', Cahiers Centre Glotz 25 [2014] 215-30
  • (2015) ‘Multiple meanings in the sanctuary of the Magna Mater at Ostia’, Religion in the Roman Empire 1: 242-262
  • (2014) Oxford Bibliographies Online: Augustus 
  • (2014) ‘The emergence of epigraphy in the Kingdom of Naples’, in A.E. Cooley and D. Orrells, eds, Inventive Inscriptions - The Organization of Epigraphic Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century (Special issue of Journal of the History of Collections) [doi: 10.1093/jhc/fhu026]
  • (2014) 'Bretagne', Annee Epigraphique 2011: 270-90
  • (2014) ‘Paratextual perspectives upon the SC de Pisone patre, in The Roman Paratext: Frame, Texts, Readers, ed. L. Jansen (Cambridge University Press) 143-55
  • (2013) ‘Writing up the baths: reading monumental inscriptions in Roman baths’, in Written Space in the Latin West: 100 BC to AD 300, eds G. Sears, P. Keegan, R. Laurence (Bloomsbury) 185-98
  • (2013) ‘Women beyond Rome: trend-setters or dedicated followers of fashion?’ in Women and the Roman City in the Latin West, eds E. Hemelrijk and G. Woolf (Brill) 23-46 [PDF]
  • (2012) ‘Roman Inscriptions 2006-2010’ (with B. Salway), Journal of Roman Studies 102: 172-286
  • (2012) ‘From document to monument: inscribing Roman official documents in the Greek East’, in J.K. Davies and J. Wilkes, eds, Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences (Proceedings of the British Academy 177/ Oxford University Press) 159-82
  • (2012) ‘Commemorating the war dead of the Roman world’ in Cultures of Commemoration. War memorials, ancient and modern, (eds) P. Low, G.J. Oliver, P.J. Rhodes (Proceedings of the British Academy 160/ Oxford University Press) 61-86
  • (2011) ‘History and Inscriptions, Rome’ in The Oxford History of Historical Writing vol. I, eds A. Feldherr and G. Hardy (Oxford University Press) 244-64
  • (2007) ‘The publication of Roman official documents in the Greek East’, in K. Lomas, R.D. Whitehouse and J.B. Wilkins (eds) Literacy and the State in the Ancient Mediterranean (Accordia Specialist Studies on the Mediterranean 7) 203-18
  • (2007) ‘Roman Inscriptions 2001-2005’ (with S. Mitchell and B. Salway), Journal of Roman Studies 97: 176-262
  • (2007) 'Septimius Severus – the Augustan emperor', in Severan Culture, eds S. Swain, S. Harrison, J. Elsner, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge) 381-93
  • (2006) ‘Beyond Rome and Latium: Roman Religion in the Age of Augustus’, in Religion in Republican Italy eds C. Schultz and P.B. Harvey jr. (Yale Classical Studies 33/ Cambridge University Press, Cambridge) 228-52
  • (2002) ‘Introduction’ and ‘The survival of Oscan in Roman Pompeii’, in Becoming Roman, Writing Latin?, ed. A.E. Cooley (JRA Supplement no.48: Portsmouth, RI) 9-13, 77-86
  • (2000) ‘The life-cycle of inscriptions’, and ‘Inscribing history at Rome’, in The Afterlife of Inscriptions, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Supplement: London) 1-6, 7-20
  • (2000) ‘Religion and politics in the ager Laurens’, in The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Supplement no.73: London) 173-91 [= AE 2000.268]
  • (1999) ‘A new date for Agrippa’s theatre at Ostia’, Papers of the British School at Rome 67: 173-82 [= AE 1999.409]

  • (1998) ‘The moralizing message of the senatus consultum de Cn. Pisone patre’, Greece & Rome 45.2: 199-212 [= AE 1998.30]

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