Alicia D. Myers

Alicia D. Myers


Alicia D. Myers is Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbell University Divinity School. She is the author of Blessed among Women? Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament (Oxford University Press, 2017), which explores the ancient medicinal understandings of and cultural expectations for girls, women, and mothers in the ancient Roman world. She also writes regularly on the Gospel of John.


Childhood in the Greco-Roman World

Children in the Greco-Roman world were considered full of varying potentials, depending on their social status and biological sex.

Agrippina crowns her son Nero with a laurel wreath. Aphrodisias Museum

Motherhood in the Greco-Roman World

Archaeology and ancient texts contribute to what we know about being a mother in the Greco-Roman world.