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Skidmore College
Classics Department

Michael Arnush
Associate Professor and Chair of Classics

Office: Filene Hall 222
Telephone: 518-580-5462


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Ancient History (1991)
  • Graduate Study, American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece (1985-86)
  • B.A., Stanford University, Classical Studies (1979)  

Michael Arnush


  • Greek and Roman history and historiography
  • Athenian democracy and inscriptions (documentary evidence)
  • Herodotus and Thucydides
  • Alexander the Great
  • Late Republican and Early Imperial Roman prose
  • Age of Augustus
  • Ancient warfare
  • Decadence in the ancient world