Edward E. Cohen

Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies



A.B. University of Pennsylvania, 1959
A.M. Princeton University, 1961
Ph.D. Princeton University, 1962
J.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1965

Research Interests: 

Greek History
Athenian Society
The ancient economy
Greek and Roman Economic and Legal History


Selected Publications: 


    Ancient Athenian Maritime Courts (1973)  

    Athenian Economy and Society: A Banking Perspective (1992)
    The Athenian Nation (2000)

    Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex (2015)

    Roman Inequality: Affluent Slaves, Businesswomen, Legal Fictions (2023)

    Globalism in Classical Antiquity. In Preparation.

Edited Volume:

    Money, Labour and Land in Ancient Greece (2001) (with P. Cartledge and L. Foxhall)