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BENARIO, Herbert William

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  • Date of Birth: July 21, 1929
  • Born City: New York
  • Born State/Country: NY
  • Parents: Frederick & Ilse Kessler B.
  • Date of Death: February 2, 2022
  • Death City: Atlanta
  • Death State/Country: GA
  • Married: Janice M. Martin, 1957
  • Education:

    B.A., CCNY, 1948; M.A. Columbia, 1949; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, 1951.

  • Dissertation:

    “The Sources of Pseudo-Asconius” (Johns Hopkins, 1951).

  • Professional Experience:

    Instr. Greek & Latin, Columbia, 1953-8; asst. prof. Greek & Latin, Sweet Briar, 1958-60; asso. prof. classics, Emory, 1960-7; prof., 1967-87; chair dept., 1968-73; 1976-8;

  • Publications:

    “A Roman Anti-Subversive Activities Law,” CW 45 (1952) 135-6; “Ecl. III,60,” CW 47 (1954) 199; “The dediticii of the Constitutio Antoniniana,” TAPA 85 (1954) 188-96; “Roman Germany. Three Sites,” CJ 51 (1956) 317-21; “Caesar, Propaganda, and the Poets,” CW 50 (1956) 22-4; “Cicero's Marius and Caesar,” CP 52 (1957) 177-81; “Rome of the Severi,” Latomus 17 (1958) 712-22; “Iulia Domna mater senatus et patriae,” Phoenix 12 (1958) 67-70; The titulature of Julia Soaemias and Julia Mamaea. Two Notes,” TAPA 90 (1959) 9-14; “Cocceius and Cumae,” CB 35 (1959) 40-1; “C. Paccius Africanus,” Historia 8 (1959) 496-8; “The Date of the Feriale Duranum,” AJA 65 (1961) 186; “Severan Rome and the Historia Augusta,” Latomus 20 (1961) 281-90; “The End of Sallustius Crispus,” CJ 57 (1962) 321-2; “The Date of the Feriale Duranum,” Historia 11 (1962) 192-6; “The Calendar from Cumae,” 8 (1962) 12-13; “Some Books on Rome and Italy,” CW 55 (1962) 233-4; “Possible Reminiscence of Trajan,” CB 38 (1962) 42; “Arcanus in Tacitus,” RhM 106 (1963) 356-62; “Tacitus and the Principate,” CJ 60 (1964) 97-106; “Recent Work on Tacitus (1954-1963),” CW 58 (1964) 69-83; “C. Paccius Africanus at Sabratha,” Epigraphica 28 (1966) 135-9; “The City of Rome,” Emory University Quarterly 22 (1967) 236-57; “The Tenth Book of the Aeneid,” TAPA 98 (1967) 23-36; “Tacitus, Germania vi,3,” CW 60 (1967) 270; “The City of Rome,” Emory University Quarterly 22 (1967) 236-57; “The Tenth Book of the Aeneid,TAPA 98 (1967) 23-36; “Vergil and Tacitus,” CJ 63 (1967) 24-7; “Tacitus, Germania VI.3,” CW 60 (1967) 270; “Vergil and Tacitus,” CJ 63 (1967) 24-7; “Some books on Italy,” with Janice M. Benario, CW 61 (1968) 386-7; 62 (1969) 348-50; 63 (1970) 296-7; “Tacitus and the Fall of the Roman Empire,” Historia 17 (1968) 37-50; “Recent Work on Tacitus (1964-68),” CW 63 (1970) 253-67; “The Family of Statilius Taurus,” CW 64 (1970) 73-6; “Albano and the Second Parthian Legion,” Archaeology 25 (1972) 256-63; “Imperium and capaces imperii in Tacitus,” AJP 93 (1972) 14-26; “Priam and Galba,” CW 65 (1972) 146-7; “Asconiana,” Historia 22 (1973) 64-71; “Cicero, reipublicae amantissimus,” CJ 69 (1973) 12-20; “Isdem artibus victus est. Tacitus, Annales IV,1,3, Once Again,” Mnemosyne 26 (1973) 291-2; “Lucretius 2.615,” CP 68 (1973) 127-8; “The Text of Albinovanus Pedo,” Latomus 32 (1973) 166-9; An Introduction to Tacitus (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1975); “Augustus Princeps,” ANRW II, 2 (1975) 75-85; “Octavian's Status in 32 B.C.,” Chiron 5 (1975) 301-9; “Recent work on Tacitus, 1969-1973,” CW 71 (1977) 1-32; “Gordon's Tacitus,” CJ 72 (1977) 107-14; “Vergil and the River Tiber,” VERGILIUS 24 (1978) 4-14; “Vergil in Britannia Provincia,” VERGILIUS 24 (1978) 56-9; “Agricola's Proconsulship,” RhM 122 (1979) 167-72; The Buried Cities and the Eruption of Vesuvius: the 1900th Anniversary: Papers (Amherst, MA: NECN, 1979); A Commentary on the Vita Hadriani in the Historia Augusta (Chico, Calif: Scholars Press, 1980);  “Iuno coniugalis Sabina,” Liverpool Classical Monthly 5 (1980) 36-40; “Hadrian's Supporter Gallus,” CJ 76 (1980) 10-13; A Commentary on the Vita Hadriani in the Historia Augusta (Chico, CA: Scholars Press,1980); Tacitus Annals 11 & 12 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983); “The Carmen de bello Actiaco and Early Imperial Epic,” ANRW II, 30.3 (1983) 1656-62; “Tacitus' Germania. A Third of a Century of Scholarship,” QS 9 (1983) 209-30; “Sport at Rome,” The Ancient World 7 (1983) 39-43; “Once again Tacitus Germ. 46,2,” SO 60 (1985) 129-30; Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve: An American Classicist, ed. with Ward W. Briggs, Jr. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986); “Recent Work on Tacitus 1974-1983,” CW 80 (1986) 73-147; “Legionary Speed of March before the Battle with Boudicca,” Britannia 17 (1986) 359-62; “Bellum Varianum,” Historia 35 (1986) 114-15; “Tacitus, Trier, and the Treveri,” CJ 83 (1988) 233-9; Daidalikon: Studies in Memory of Raymond V. Schoder, S.J., ed. Robert F. Sutton (Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1989),  The Classical Association of the Middle West and South: A History of the First Eighty Years (Greenville, SC: The Classical Association of the Middle West and South, 1989); “Six Years of Tacitean Studies: an Analytic Bibliography on the Annales (1981-1986), ANRW II,33,2 (1990) 1477-98; “Tacitus' View of the Empire and the Pax Romana,” ANRW II, 33, 5 (1990) 3332-53; “Principatus and Imperium: Tacitus, Historiae 1.1,” in The Two Worlds of the Poet: New Perspectives on Vergil, ed. Robert M. Wilhelm & Howard Jones (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992) 328-34; Thusnelda: A German Princess in Ancient Rome (New York, NY: Vantage Press, 1993); “Tacitus and commotus in Ann. 13.56,” Historia 43 (1994) 252-8; “Recent Work on Tacitus: 1984-1993,” CW 89 (1995-6) 91-162; “Ignotus, the “Good Biographer”? ANRW (1997) 2759-72; Tacitus, Germany (Warminster, England: Aris & Phillips, 1999); Tacitus (Oxford: Liverpool University Press, 1999); “Tacitus Germania  33.2: The State Of The Question,” Qui Miscuit Utile Dulci Festschrift Essays for Paul Lachlan Mackendrick (Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1998)  “Augustus, Rome, and the Romans,” in Veritatis amicitiaeque causa: Essays in Honor of Anna Lydia Motto and John R. Clark, ed. Shannon N. Byrne & Edmund P. Cueva (Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1999) 1-19; “Marcus Lepidus, Galba, and Thrasea,” AAntHung 39 (1999) 45-51; “Three Tacitean Women,” in Rome and Her Monuments: Essays on the City and Literature of Rome in Honor of Katherine A. Geffcken , ed. Sheila K. Dickison & Judith P. Hallett (Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2000) 587-602; “German-Speaking Scholars in the United States and Canada from the 1930s,” Klio 83 (2001) 451-72; “Teutoburg,” CW 96 (2002-3) 397-406; “John George Clark Anderson,” “Max Cary,” “Henry Furneaux,” “Thomas Gordon,” “Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge,” “Thomas Rice Edward Holmes,” “James Leigh Strachan-Davidson,” in The Dictionary of British Classicists, ed. Robert B. Todd (Bristol, UK: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004); “Recent Work on Tacitus: 1994-2003,” CW 98 (2004-5) 251-336; “Manilius, Astronomica 1.896-903,” Mnemosyne ser. 4, 58 (2005) 590-3; “Females in Germanicus’ Triumph,” AHB 19 (2005) 176-80; “Tacitus in America,” in Être romain: hommages in memoriam Charles Marie Ternes, ed. Robert Bedon & Michel Polfer (Remshalden: Greiner, 2007) 57-67; “Alexander G. McKay: (1924-2007),” CW 101 (2007-8) 542-3; Caesar's Gallic War: a Commentary (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012); “The Annals,” in A Companion to Tacitus, ed.Victoria Pagán (Chichester 7 Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) 101-22; Caesaris Augusti: Res Gestae et Fragmenta with Robert S. Rogers & Kenneth Scott (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014).

  • Sources:

    WhAm 62 (2008) 325.