Paul Erdkamp studied history at the Universiteit van Nijmegen, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1998. Afterwards he became Research Fellow at Leiden University. Currently, he teaches Ancient History at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, specializing in the Roman World and its demographic and military aspects. He is author of Hunger and the Sword: Warfare and Food Supply in Roman Republican Wars (264–30 BC) (1998) and The Grain Market in the Roman Empire (2005), and editor of The Roman Army and the Economy (2002); A companion to the Roman army (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007) and The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rome (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).
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