Michael I. Rostovtzeff Biography

Michael I. Rostovtzeff was professor of history at Yale University. This address was a summary of the corresponding chapter of his book on the Social and Economic History of Greece and the Hellenistic Monarchies after Alexander, which treats the subjects in greater detail and contains additional textual references.


The Excavations at Dura-Europos, conducted by Yale University and the French Academy of Inscriptions and Letters. Edited by M. I. Rostovtzeff [and others] New Haven: Yale University Press, 1900.

Greece. Translated from the Russian by J. D. Duff. Elias J. Bickerman, editor, Galaxy book ed. New York, Oxford University Press, 1963.

Iranians & Greeks in South Russia, by M. Rostovtzeff. New York, Russell & Russell, 1969.

Caravan cities, by M. Rostovtzeff. Translated by D. and T. Talbot Rice. New York, AMS Press, 1971.

A history of the ancient world, by M. Rostovtzeff. Ocherk istor¯ii drevniago m¯ira. English. 2 vols. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1971.

The animal style in South Russia and China, by M. Rostovtzeff. New York, Hacker Art Books, 1973.

Dura-Europos and its art, by M. Rostovtzeff. New York: AMS Press, 1978.

A large estate in Egypt in the third century B.C., by Michael Rostovtzeff. New York: Arno Press, 1979.

Römische Bleitesserae: ein Beitrag zur sozial- und wirtschafts- Geschichte der römischen Kaiserzeit, von Michael Rostowzew. Aalen: Scientia Verlag, 1979.

Izbrannye publitsisticheskie stat´i 1906-1923, M.I. Rostovtsev; podgotovka teksta, predislovie, kommentarii i biograficheskii slovar´, I.V. Tunkinoi. Moskva: ROSSPEN, 2002.