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Prof. Dr. Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp

Professor of Ancient History

Historisches Institut
Abteilung Alte Geschichte
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Köln

Office: Philosophikum, room 4.119

Tel.: 0221-470-2521 (secretary's office: -5670)
Fax: 0221-470-5935
E-Mail: ala20(at)uni-koeln.de

Key publications

  • LIBERA RES PUBLICA. Die politische Kultur des antiken Rom – Positionen und Perspektiven, Stuttgart 2017
  • Die Entstehung der Nobilität. Studien zur sozialen und politischen Geschichte der römischen Republik im 4. Jh. v. Chr., 2. erweiterte Auflage Stuttgart 2011
  • Reconstructing the Roman Republic. An Ancient Political Culture and Modern Research,
    Princeton 2010

Main research focuses

  • Archaic and Classical Greece: legislation and formation of the polis
  • Roman Republic: social, cultural, and mentality history
  • Comparative analysis of political cultures