Andrea De Giorgi

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Research and Teaching Specializations

  • Roman Visual Culture
  • The Roman Provinces
  • The Archaeology of Late Antiquity
  • Currently taking M.A. students only

Andrea U. De Giorgi is an associate professor in the department of Classics. He specializes in Roman archaeology and visual culture of the Roman Empire from the Republic to Late Antiquity, with particular emphasis on the eastern provinces. He received his laurea in classical philology from the Università di Torino and earned his Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr. De Giorgi is an experienced field archaeologist; in addition to work in Turkey and the Levant he now co-directs the new Cosa Excavations (  He has been awarded research grants by the Loeb Foundation, Thyssen Stiftung, Kress Foundation, DAI Berlin and the Whiting Foundation, among others. His research includes the study and publication of the 1930’s Antioch collections at the Princeton Museum of Art.



  • "Sustainable Practices? A Story from Roman Cosa (Central Italy)," JMA 31.1: 3-26 (2018).
  • Cosa and the Colonial Landscape of Republican Italy (Third and Second Century BC). Proceedings of the Fall Langford Conference held in Tallahassee on Nov. 14th-15th 2014. University of Michigan Press, 2018
  • Antioch: a History. Routledge, 2018. Co-authored with A.A. Eger.

  • Cosa. Orbetello. Archaeological Itineraries. Pegaso, 2016. Co-authored with R. T. Scott

  • Ancient Antioch: from the Seleucid Era to the Islamic Conquest. Cambridge University Press, 2016


  • “Syrians in Greek Dress? Antiochene Identity and Funerary Imagery,” in M. Blömer and R. Raja (eds.) Funerary Portraits in Greater Roman Syria. Copenhagen (2018).
  •  “Theory, Methods, Practice, and Everything in Between. Archaeology Discourses on the Other Side of the Pond,” in S. Krmnicek and D. Maschek (eds.), Alte Steine, neue Wege. Neue metodische Positionen zur Römischen Archäologie. Oxford (2017).
  •  “Globalization and Local Identities: Stories from Syria,” in J. Yoo-A. Zerbini (eds.), Migration, Diaspora and Identity in the Near East from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. London (2017).
  • “Scavi di Cosa: la Stagione 2014,” Notiziario Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana. 11: 521-526 (2016).
  •  “The Princeton Excavations in Antakya, 1932-1940,” JRA 28: 873-876 (2015)
  •  “Domestic Architecture in Roman Syria,” in C. Hope-A. Di Castro (ed.), Housing and Habitat in Antiquity, Proceedings of the International Conference held at Monash Summer Center, Babesch Suppl. 253-262 (2015).
  •  “The View from Daphne” in J. Poblome (ed.), The Space Between: Current Investigations into Roman Suburbia, JRA Suppl. (forthcoming).
  • “The Cosa Excavations: Season 2013“ with R. T. Scott et al. Orizzonti, 16: 11-22 (2014).
  •  “Antioch during Late Antiquity,” with G. Brands, in L. Rutgers, O.Brant, and J. Magness (eds.) The Cambridge Archaeology of Late Antiquity, Cambridge (forthcoming).
  •  “Scavi a Cosa: il complesso termale.“ Notiziario Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana. 9 (2014): 529-532.
  • “Between continuity and change: Northern Pisidia through Classical and Late Antiquity,” in IstMitt, 64 (2014): 55-71.


  • 2017-2018 AIA Kershaw Lectureship
  • Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, (2017). “Syrians in Greek Dress? Antiochene Identity and Funerary Imagery.”
  • Freie Universität, Berlin, (2016) “Sustainability Incorporated. The Baths of Cosa.”
  • Università di Firenze, Italy (2016). “Cosa: Frank Brown, la Colonia Latina e le Terme.”
  • Firenze, Palazzo dei Congressi, Italy (2016). “Cosa. Vecchi e nuovi rinvenimenti archeologici.”
  • Museo di Antichità, Torino, Italy (2015): Comunità Siriane nell’Italia Settentrionale del Tardo Impero.
  • Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany (2015): A Missed Opportunity? The 1930s American Excavations of Antioch-on-the-Orontes.
  • University of Pennsylvania, AAMW, (2015): Antioch: City of Light?



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