WILLIAM GURNEE SINNIGEN - 20TH CENTURY CLASSICIST AND ROMAN HISTORIAN: BIOGRAPHY & BIBLIOGRAPHY
William Gurnee Sinnigen was a Classicist and Roman historian, active in the mid-to-late 20th century. Trained at the University of Michigan by noted Roman administrative historian Arthur E. R. Boak, Sinnigen continued his mentor’s work in administrative history, producing several articles on different aspects of Roman and Byzantine administrative topics. Sinnigen was also responsible for the revision and update of Boak’s acclaimed textbook on Roman history, as well as Charles Alexander Robinson’s textbook on Ancient history. This article will provide a brief biography of Professor Sinnigen, along with a bibliography of his published works and reviews by other scholars of his work.
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Mamlak, G. F., Jesus and the apostolic community: Jewish messianism or hellenistic soteriology, Ph. D. Dissertation, (City University of New York).
Raab, J. J., Paid Notice: Deaths SINNIGEN, WILLIAM GURNEE, New York Times. February 28, 2002, http://www.nytimes.com/2002/02/28/classified/paid-notice-deaths-sinnigen-william-gurnee.html. Accessed 6 March 2016.
Sheldon, R. M., Intelligence Activities in Ancient Rome: Trust in the Gods But Verify, (London: Routledge).
Sinnigen, W. G., The Vicarius Urbis Romae and the Urban Prefecture, Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, 8, 1, 112.
Sinnigen, W. G., The Roman Secret Service, The Classical Journal, 57, 2, 72.
Sinnigen, W. G. & A. E. R. Boak, A History of Rome to A.D. 565, 6th Edition, (New York: Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc.).
(SINNGEN & ROBINSON 1981)
Sinnigen, W. G. & C. A. Robinson, Jr., Ancient History: from Prehistoric Times to the Death of Justinian, 3rd Edition, (New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.).