Senior Lecturer / Head of Department
Classics
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

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I graduated with a 1st class BA in Greek and Latin from St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, in 1987. I did my postgraduate research at the Queen's University of Belfast under the supervision of Dr. Raymond Davis, and obtained my PhD in 1991 for my thesis 'The Christianization of the Roman Army in the Fourth Century'. I then worked in the Rescue and Insolvency Division of the chartered accountants Coopers & Lybrand, Belfast. I taught Latin for a year (1995-96) at St. Patrick's Classical School, Navan, Co. Meath, before obtaining a temporary appointment in the Department of Ancient Classics, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth (1996-98). I was appointed to a temporary post at UCC in October 1998, and received a permanent post in October 1999. I was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2008.

Research Interests

I am primarily interested in the military and political history of the period c.AD14-750, with the greatest emphasis on the reigns of Caligula (AD37-41) and Nero (AD54-68), the Constantinian dynasty (c.AD306-63), and the early Arab-Byzantine wars (c.AD632-95). Hence I am particularly interested in the works of the Roman biographer Suetonius and of the historians Tacitus (c.AD120) and Ammianus Marcellinus (c.AD390), as well as the work of later Byzantine chroniclers such as Theophanes Confessor (c.AD818). I also have a strong interest in the development of the cult of military martyrs until about c.AD750, particularly in the origin of the cult of those martyrs alleged to have suffered during the so-called Great Persecution AD303-11, which includes such famous figures as St. Christopher, St. Demetrius, and St. George. Finally, I also have an interest in the Latin works of Adomnán, the ninth abbot of Iona (AD679-704).

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2015)'Notes on Two Imperial Image Obverse Types: The Falconer and the Seated Couple'
Woods, D. (2015) 'Notes on Two Imperial Image Obverse Types: The Falconer and the Seated Couple' In: Andrew Oddy, Ingrid Schulze and Wolfgang Schulze (eds). Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 4. London, UK: Archetype Publications. [Details]
(2015)'Under the Abbot's Cloak: The Symbolism of Columba's Clothing in Adomnán's Vita Columbae'
Woods, D. (2015) 'Under the Abbot's Cloak: The Symbolism of Columba's Clothing in Adomnán's Vita Columbae' In: E. Purcell, P. MacCotter, J. Nyhan, J. Sheehan (eds). Clerics, Kings, and Vikings: Essays on Medieval Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2013)'Maslama and the Alleged Construction of the First Mosque in Constantinople c.718'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Maslama and the Alleged Construction of the First Mosque in Constantinople c.718' In: Barbara Crostini; Sergio La Porta (eds). Negotiating Co-Existence: Communities, Cultures and ‘Convivencia’ in Byzantine Society. Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. [Details]
(2012)'Adomnán on St. Columba as Imitator of Christ'
Woods, D. (2012) 'Adomnán on St. Columba as Imitator of Christ' In: The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2012)'Seven Notes on the Reign of Caligula'
Woods, D. (2012) 'Seven Notes on the Reign of Caligula' In: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XVI. Brussels: Societe d'Etudes Latines de Bruxelles. [Details]
(2010)'The Cross in the Public Square: The Column-Mounted Cross c.AD450-750'
Woods, D; (2010) 'The Cross in the Public Square: The Column-Mounted Cross c.AD450-750' In: Salvation in the Fathers of the Church: The Proceedings of the Sixth Maynooth Patristic Conference. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2010)'On the Circumstances of Adomnán's Composition of the De Locis Sanctis'
Woods, D. (2010) 'On the Circumstances of Adomnán's Composition of the De Locis Sanctis' In: Adomnán of Iona: Theologian, Lawmaker, Peacemaker. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2009)'Late Antique Historiography: A Brief History of Time'
Woods D; (2009) 'Late Antique Historiography: A Brief History of Time' In: A Companion to Late Antiquity. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]
(2009)'The Origin of the Cult of St. George'
Woods D; (2009) 'The Origin of the Cult of St. George' In: The Great Persecution: The Proceedings of the Fifth Patristic Conference, Maynooth, 2003. Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2008)'Concealing Caligula's Epilepsy'
Woods D; (2008) 'Concealing Caligula's Epilepsy' In: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XIV. Brussels: Société d'Études Latines de Bruxelles. [Details]
(2007)'Jews, Rats, and the Battle of Yarmûk'
Woods D; (2007) 'Jews, Rats, and the Battle of Yarmûk' In: The Late Roman Army in the Near East from Diocletian to the Arab Conquest: Proceedings of a colloquium held at Potenza, Acerenza and Matera, Italy (May 2005). Oxford, UK: Archaeopress. [Details]
(2006)'Libanius, Bemarchius, and the Mausoleum of Constantine I'
Woods D; (2006) 'Libanius, Bemarchius, and the Mausoleum of Constantine I' In: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History XIII. Brussels: Société d'Études Latines de Bruxelles. [Details]
(2003)'St. Maximilian and the Jizya'
Woods D; (2003) 'St. Maximilian and the Jizya' In: Hommages à Carl Deroux. V. Christianisme et Moyen Âge, Néo-latin et survivance de la latinité. Brussels: Société d'Études Latines de Bruxelles. [Details]
(2002)'Ammianus and the Blood-Sucking Saracen'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Ammianus and the Blood-Sucking Saracen' In: Pleiades Setting: Essays for Pat Cronin on His 65th Birthday. Cork: Dept. of Classics, UCC. [Details]
(2001)'Some Eunapiana'
Woods D; (2001) 'Some Eunapiana' In: Eklogai: Studies in Homour of Thomas Finan and Gerard Watson. Maynooth: Dept. of Classics, NUIM. Globe icon [Full Text] [Details]
(1999)'A Persian at Rome: Ammianus and Eunapius, Frg. 68'
Woods D; (1999) 'A Persian at Rome: Ammianus and Eunapius, Frg. 68' In: The Late Roman World and Its Historian: Interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus. London: Routledge. [Details]
(1998)'Valens, Valentinian I, and the Ioviani Cornuti'
Woods D; (1998) 'Valens, Valentinian I, and the Ioviani Cornuti' In: Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History IX. Brussels: Société d'Études Latines de Bruxelles. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2015)'Palladas, Constantinople,and the Power of Money (AP 16.282)'
Woods, D. (2015) 'Palladas, Constantinople,and the Power of Money (AP 16.282)'. Mnemosyne, 68 [Details]
(2015)'Palladas, Constantine, and Christianity'
Woods, D. (2015) 'Palladas, Constantine, and Christianity'. Journal of Theological Studies, 66 [Details]
(2014)'Caligula displays Caesonia (Suet. Calig. 25.3)'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Caligula displays Caesonia (Suet. Calig. 25.3)'. Rheinisches Museum Fur Philologie, 157 (1):27-36 [Details]
(2014)'Once More on Proclus, the Virgin Mary, and the Irish'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Once More on Proclus, the Virgin Mary, and the Irish'. Peritia, 24-25 [Details]
(2014)'Gregory of Nazianzus on the Death of Julian the Apostate (Or. 5.13)'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Gregory of Nazianzus on the Death of Julian the Apostate (Or. 5.13)'. Mnemosyne, 67 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Julian, Arles, and the Eagle'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Julian, Arles, and the Eagle'. The Journal of Late Antiquity, 7 (1):49-64 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Caligula, Incitatus, and the Consulship'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Caligula, Incitatus, and the Consulship'. Classical Quarterly, 64 [Details]
(2014)'Ravens, Eagles, and a War of Images between Verica and Epaticcus'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Ravens, Eagles, and a War of Images between Verica and Epaticcus'. British Numismatic Journal, 84 [Details]
(2014)'Cunobelinus' Wild Heart Stater'
Woods, D. (2014) 'Cunobelinus' Wild Heart Stater'. Britannia, 44 :302-306 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'The Agnus Dei Penny of King Aethelred II: A Call to Hope in the Lord (Isaiah LX)?'
Woods, D. (2013) 'The Agnus Dei Penny of King Aethelred II: A Call to Hope in the Lord (Isaiah LX)?'. Anglo-Saxon England, 42 :299-309 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Carisius, Acisculus, and the Riddle of the Sphinx'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Carisius, Acisculus, and the Riddle of the Sphinx'. American Journal of Numismatics, 25 :243-258 [Details]
(2013)'Some Unidentified Roman Prototypes of British Celtic Coins'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Some Unidentified Roman Prototypes of British Celtic Coins'. British Numismatic Journal, 83 [Details]
(2013)'Aurelian and the Mark VSV: Some Neglected Possibilities'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Aurelian and the Mark VSV: Some Neglected Possibilities'. Numismatic Chronicle, 173 [Details]
(2013)'Regulus, Caesar, and a Brutish Bull'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Regulus, Caesar, and a Brutish Bull'. Revue Suisse de Numismatique, 92 :63-76 [Details]
(2013)'Rome, Gregoria, and Madaba: A Warning against Sexual Temptation'
Woods, D. (2013) 'Rome, Gregoria, and Madaba: A Warning against Sexual Temptation'. Studia Patristica, 64 :9-14 [Details]
(2012)'A Roman Republican Prototype for the Animal-under-a-Tree Type of Epaticcus'
Woods, D. (2012) 'A Roman Republican Prototype for the Animal-under-a-Tree Type of Epaticcus'. British Numismatic Journal, 82 :1-7 [Details]
(2012)'Flavius Bonosus and the Consuls of AD344'
Woods, D; (2012) 'Flavius Bonosus and the Consuls of AD344'. Classical Quarterly, 62 (1):895-898 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'On the Alleged Letters of Honorius to the Cities of Britain in 410'
Woods, D. (2012) 'On the Alleged Letters of Honorius to the Cities of Britain in 410'. Latomus, 71 (3):818-826 [Details]
(2012)'Postumus and the Three Suns: Neglected Numismatic Evidence for a Solar Halo'
Woods, D. (2012) 'Postumus and the Three Suns: Neglected Numismatic Evidence for a Solar Halo'. Numismatic Chronicle, 172 :85-92 Globe icon [Full Text] [Details]
(2012)'Carausius and 'The Crab''
Woods, D. (2012) 'Carausius and 'The Crab''. Numismatic Circular, 120 (2):66-66 [Details]
(2011)'Adomnán, Plague, and the Easter Controversy'
Woods, D. (2011) 'Adomnán, Plague, and the Easter Controversy'. Anglo-Saxon England, 40 :1-13 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Crowd-Control in Sixth-Century Clonmacnoise (Adomnán, VC 1.3)'
Woods D; (2011) 'Crowd-Control in Sixth-Century Clonmacnoise (Adomnán, VC 1.3)'. Ériu, 60 :131-136 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Which Gaius Julius Caesar (Suet. Calig. 8.1) ?'
Woods, D. (2011) 'Which Gaius Julius Caesar (Suet. Calig. 8.1) ?'. Museum Helveticum, 68 :154-160 Globe icon [Details]
(2011)'Numismatic Evidence and the Succession to Constantine I'
Woods D; (2011) 'Numismatic Evidence and the Succession to Constantine I'. Numismatic Chronicle, 171 :187-196 [Full Text] [Details]
(2011)'Tírechán on St. Patrick's Writing Tablets'
Woods, D. (2011) 'Tírechán on St. Patrick's Writing Tablets'. Studia Celtica, 45 :197-203 [Details]
(2010)'Caligula's Quadrans'
Woods D; (2010) 'Caligula's Quadrans'. Numismatic Chronicle, 170 :99-103 [Full Text] [Details]
(2010)'The Deathbed Conversion of Galerius Maximianus to Religious Tolerance: Fact or Fraud ?'
Woods, D; (2010) 'The Deathbed Conversion of Galerius Maximianus to Religious Tolerance: Fact or Fraud ?'. Studia Patristica, 44 :85-89 [Details]
(2010)'On Caesar's coinage in 48BC'
Woods, D; (2010) 'On Caesar's coinage in 48BC'. Latomus, 69 (1):38-42 [Full Text] [Details]
(2010)'Ammianus versus Libanius on Barbatio's Alleged Bridge across the Rhine'
Woods, D; (2010) 'Ammianus versus Libanius on Barbatio's Alleged Bridge across the Rhine'. Mnemosyne, 63 (1):110-116 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Gildas and the Mystery Cloud of 536-37'
Woods, D; (2010) 'Gildas and the Mystery Cloud of 536-37'. Journal of Theological Studies, 61 (1):226-234 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Nero and Sporus'
Woods D; (2009) 'Nero and Sporus'. Latomus, 68 (1):73-82 [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'Curing Nero: A Cold Drink in Context'
Woods, D; (2009) 'Curing Nero: A Cold Drink in Context'. Classics Ireland, 16 :40-48 [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'Caesar the Elephant against Juba the Snake'
Woods, D; (2009) 'Caesar the Elephant against Juba the Snake'. Numismatic Chronicle, 169 :189-192 Globe icon [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'Caligula on Augustus' Alleged Incest with Julia'
Woods, D; (2009) 'Caligula on Augustus' Alleged Incest with Julia'. Rheinisches Museum Fur Philologie, 152 (3):400-404 Globe icon [Details]
(2008)'Tiberius, Tacfarinas, and the Jews'
Woods D; (2008) 'Tiberius, Tacfarinas, and the Jews'. Arctos, 42 (*):267-284 [Full Text] [Details]
(2008)'Pope Zacharias (741-52) and the Head of St. George'
Woods, D.; (2008) 'Pope Zacharias (741-52) and the Head of St. George'. ARAM Periodical, 20 (*):163-180 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'The Good Soldier's End: From Suicide to Martyrdom'
Woods, D.; (2008) 'The Good Soldier's End: From Suicide to Martyrdom'. Byzantinoslavica, 66 (*):71-86 [Details]
(2008)'St. Columba, Silnán, and the 'Male Bovine' (VC 2.17)'
Woods D; (2008) 'St. Columba, Silnán, and the 'Male Bovine' (VC 2.17)'. Journal of Theological Studies, 59 (2):696-702 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2008)'Lactantius, Valerian, and Halophilic Bacteria'
Woods, D.; (2008) 'Lactantius, Valerian, and Halophilic Bacteria'. Mnemosyne, 61 (3):479-481 [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Tiberius on Caligula the Snake and Other Contextual Problems'
Woods, D.; (2007) 'Tiberius on Caligula the Snake and Other Contextual Problems'. Arctos, 41 (*):117-127 [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)'Adomnán, Arculf, and the True Cross: Overlooked Evidence for the Visit of the Emperor Heraclius to Jerusalem c.630?'
Woods, D.; (2007) 'Adomnán, Arculf, and the True Cross: Overlooked Evidence for the Visit of the Emperor Heraclius to Jerusalem c.630?'. ARAM Periodical, 19 (*):403-413 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Caligula's Gallic Captives (Suet. Calig. 47)'
Woods, D.; (2007) 'Caligula's Gallic Captives (Suet. Calig. 47)'. Latomus, 66 (4):900-904 [Details]
(2007)'St. Patrick and the 'Sun' (Conf. 20)'
Woods, D.; (2007) 'St. Patrick and the 'Sun' (Conf. 20)'. Studia Hibernica, 34 (*):9-16 [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)'Nero, 'Doryphorus', and the Christians'
Woods D; (2007) 'Nero, 'Doryphorus', and the Christians'. Eranos, 104 (1):38-47 [Details]
(2007)'Caligula, Pompey, and Alexander the Great'
Woods, D.; (2007) 'Caligula, Pompey, and Alexander the Great'. Eranos, 104 (2):120-133 [Details]
(2006)'Pliny, Nero, and the 'Emerald' (NH 37,64)'
Woods D; (2006) 'Pliny, Nero, and the 'Emerald' (NH 37,64)'. Arctos, 40 (*):189-196 [Full Text] [Details]
(2006)'Sopater of Apamea: A Convert at the Court of Constantine I ?'
Woods, D.; (2006) 'Sopater of Apamea: A Convert at the Court of Constantine I ?'. Studia Patristica, 39 (*):139-143 [Details]
(2006)'Three Notes on Military Affairs under Nero'
Woods, D.; (2006) 'Three Notes on Military Affairs under Nero'. Revue des Etudes Militaires Anciennes, 3 :133-150 [Details]
(2006)'On the Health of the Emperor Heraclius c.638-41'
Woods, D.; (2006) 'On the Health of the Emperor Heraclius c.638-41'. Byzantinoslavica, 64 (*):99-110 [Details]
(2006)'Valentinian I, Severa, Marina and Justina'
Woods, D.; (2006) 'Valentinian I, Severa, Marina and Justina'. Classica et Mediaevalia, 57 (*):173-187 [Details]
(2006)'On the Alleged Reburial of Julian the Apostate at Constantinople'
Woods, David; (2006) 'On the Alleged Reburial of Julian the Apostate at Constantinople'. Byzantion, 76 (*):364-371 [Full Text] [Details]
(2006)'Flavius Felix and the Signum of the Numerus Divitiensium'
Woods, D.; (2006) 'Flavius Felix and the Signum of the Numerus Divitiensium'. Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 156 (*):242-244 Globe icon [Details]
(2006)'Tacitus, Nero, and the 'Pirate' Anicetus'
Woods, D; (2006) 'Tacitus, Nero, and the 'Pirate' Anicetus'. Latomus, 65 (3):641-649 [Details]
(2005)'Caligula, Ptolemy of Mauretania, and the Danger of Long Hair'
Woods, D.; (2005) 'Caligula, Ptolemy of Mauretania, and the Danger of Long Hair'. Arctos, 39 (*):207-214 [Full Text] [Details]
(2005)'An 'Earthquake' in Britain in 664'
Woods, D.; (2005) 'An 'Earthquake' in Britain in 664'. Peritia, 19 (*):256-262 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2005)'Malalas, 'Constantius', and a Church-Inscription from Antioch'
Woods, D.; (2005) 'Malalas, 'Constantius', and a Church-Inscription from Antioch'. Vigiliae Christianae, 59 (1):54-62 Globe icon [Details]
(2004)'The Consequences of Nero's Ill-health in AD64'
Woods, D.; (2004) 'The Consequences of Nero's Ill-health in AD64'. Eranos, 102 (2):109-116 [Full Text] [Details]
(2004)'Ammianus Marcellinus 21.6.3: A Misunderstood Omen'
Woods, D.; (2004) 'Ammianus Marcellinus 21.6.3: A Misunderstood Omen'. Classical Philology, 99 (2):163-168 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2004)'Nero's Pet Hippopotamus (Suet. Nero 37,2)'
Woods, D.; (2004) 'Nero's Pet Hippopotamus (Suet. Nero 37,2)'. Arctos, 38 (*):219-222 [Details]
(2004)'Some Dubious Stylites on Early Byzantine Glassware'
Woods, D.; (2004) 'Some Dubious Stylites on Early Byzantine Glassware'. Journal of Glass Studies, 46 (1):39-49 [Details]
(2004)'The Constantinian Origin of Justina (Themistius, Or.3.43b)'
Woods, David; (2004) 'The Constantinian Origin of Justina (Themistius, Or.3.43b)'. Classical Quarterly, 54 (1):325-327 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2004)'Acorns, the Plague, and the 'Iona Chronicle''
Woods, D.; (2004) 'Acorns, the Plague, and the 'Iona Chronicle''. Peritia, 18 (1):495-502 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2004)'The Crosses on the Glass Pilgrim Vessels from Jerusalem'
Woods, D.; (2004) 'The Crosses on the Glass Pilgrim Vessels from Jerusalem'. Journal of Glass Studies, 46 (1):191-195 [Details]
(2003)'Ammianus Marcellinus and Bishop Eusebius of Emesa'
Woods, D.; (2003) 'Ammianus Marcellinus and Bishop Eusebius of Emesa'. Journal of Theological Studies, 54 (2):585-591 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2003)'The 60 Martyrs of Gaza and the Martyrdom of Bishop Sophronius of Jerusalem'
Woods, D.; (2003) 'The 60 Martyrs of Gaza and the Martyrdom of Bishop Sophronius of Jerusalem'. ARAM Periodical, 15 (*):129-150 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2003)'Olympius and the 'Saracens' of Sicily '
Woods, D.; (2003) 'Olympius and the 'Saracens' of Sicily '. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 27 (*):262-265 [Details]
(2002)'Did Caligula Plan to Bridge the English Channel?'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Did Caligula Plan to Bridge the English Channel?'. The Ancient World, 33 (*):157-169 [Details]
(2002)'Arculf's Luggage: The Sources for Adomnán's De Locis Sanctis'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Arculf's Luggage: The Sources for Adomnán's De Locis Sanctis'. Ériu, 52 (*):22-52 Globe icon [Details]
(2002)'A Misunderstood Monogram: Ricimer or Severus ?'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'A Misunderstood Monogram: Ricimer or Severus ?'. Hermathena, 172 (*):5-21 [Details]
(2002)'Gregory Thaumaturgus and the Earthquake of 344'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Gregory Thaumaturgus and the Earthquake of 344'. Journal of Theological Studies, 53 (2):547-553 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2002)'Eusebius on Some Constantinian Officials'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Eusebius on Some Constantinian Officials'. Irish Theological Quarterly, 67 (*):195-223 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2002)'Four Notes on Adomnán's Vita Columbae'
Woods, D.; (2002) 'Four Notes on Adomnán's Vita Columbae'. Peritia, 16 (*):40-67 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2001)'Strategius and the 'Manichaeans''
Woods, D.; (2001) 'Strategius and the 'Manichaeans''. Classical Quarterly, 51 (1):255-264 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2001)'Amandus: Rustic Rebel or Pirate Prince?'
Woods, D.; (2001) 'Amandus: Rustic Rebel or Pirate Prince?'. Ancient History Bulletin, 15 (*):44-49 [Full Text] [Details]
(2001)'Dating Basil of Caesarea's Correspondence with Arintheus and his Widow '
Woods, D.; (2001) 'Dating Basil of Caesarea's Correspondence with Arintheus and his Widow '. Studia Patristica, 37 (*):301-307 [Details]
(2001)'The Church of 'St.' Acacius at Constantinople'
Woods, D.; (2001) 'The Church of 'St.' Acacius at Constantinople'. Vigiliae Christianae, 55 (*):201-207 Globe icon [Details]
(2001)''Veturius' and the Beginning of the Diocletianic Persecution'
Woods, D.; (2001) ''Veturius' and the Beginning of the Diocletianic Persecution'. Mnemosyne, 54 (5):587-591 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2001)'Grain Prices at Antioch Again'
Woods, D.; (2001) 'Grain Prices at Antioch Again'. Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 134 (*):233-238 Globe icon [Details]
(2000)'On 'Ships in the Air' in 749'
Woods, D.; (2000) 'On 'Ships in the Air' in 749'. Peritia, 14 (*):429-430 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2000)'Thessalonica's Patron: Saint Demetrius or Emeterius?'
Woods, D.; (2000) 'Thessalonica's Patron: Saint Demetrius or Emeterius?'. Harvard Theological Review, 93 (3):221-234 Globe icon [Details]
(2000)'Julian, Gallienus, and the Solar Bull'
Woods, D.; (2000) 'Julian, Gallienus, and the Solar Bull'. American Journal of Numismatics, 12 (*):157-169 [Full Text] [Details]
(2000)'Caligula's Seashells'
Woods, D.; (2000) 'Caligula's Seashells'. Greece & Rome, 47 (*):80-87 [DOI] [Details]
(2000)'Ammianus Marcellinus and the Rex Alamannorum Vadomarius'
Woods, D.; (2000) 'Ammianus Marcellinus and the Rex Alamannorum Vadomarius'. Mnemosyne, 53 (6):690-710 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2000)'On St. Artemios as 'Deacon''
Woods, D.; (2000) 'On St. Artemios as 'Deacon''. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 24 (*):230-233 [Details]
(1999)'The Origin of the Cult of St. Theagenes of Parium'
Woods, D.; (1999) 'The Origin of the Cult of St. Theagenes of Parium'. Greek Orthodox Theological Review, 44 (*):371-417 Globe icon [Details]
(1999)'The Final Commission of Artemius the Former Dux Aegypti'
Woods, D.; (1999) 'The Final Commission of Artemius the Former Dux Aegypti'. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 23 (*):2-24 [Details]
(1999)'Jerome, Ep. 60.15.3: Gratian and the Walls of Lyons'
Woods, D.; (1999) 'Jerome, Ep. 60.15.3: Gratian and the Walls of Lyons'. Ancient History Bulletin, 13 (*):56-59 [Details]
(1998)'On the Death of the Empress Fausta'
Woods, D.; (1998) 'On the Death of the Empress Fausta'. Greece & Rome, 45 (1):70-86 [DOI] [Details]
(1998)'Arbazacius, Fravitta, and the Government of Isauria ca. AD 396-404'
Woods, D.; (1998) 'Arbazacius, Fravitta, and the Government of Isauria ca. AD 396-404'. Phoenix, 52 (3/4):109-119 Globe icon [Details]
(1998)'Ammianus and Eutherius'
Woods, D.; (1998) 'Ammianus and Eutherius'. Acta Classica, 41 (*):110-118 Globe icon [Details]
(1998)'Two Notes on Late Roman Military Equipment '
Woods, D.; (1998) 'Two Notes on Late Roman Military Equipment '. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies, 9 (*):31-35 [Details]
(1998)'Maurus, Mavia, and Ammianus'
Woods D; (1998) 'Maurus, Mavia, and Ammianus'. Mnemosyne, 51 (3):325-336 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1998)'Amm. 22.4.6: An Unnoticed Anti-Christian Jibe'
Woods D; (1998) 'Amm. 22.4.6: An Unnoticed Anti-Christian Jibe'. Journal of Theological Studies, 49 (2):145-148 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1998)'The Role of the Comes Lucillianus during Julian's Persian Expedition'
Woods, D.; (1998) 'The Role of the Comes Lucillianus during Julian's Persian Expedition'. L'Antiquité Classique, 67 (*):243-248 [Full Text] [Details]
(1997)'Ammianus and some Tribuni Scholarum Palatinarum c.AD 353-364'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'Ammianus and some Tribuni Scholarum Palatinarum c.AD 353-364'. Classical Quarterly, 47 (1):269-291 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(1997)'Where Did Constantine I Die?'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'Where Did Constantine I Die?'. Journal of Theological Studies, 48 (2):531-535 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1997)'On the 'Standard-Bearers' at Strasbourg: Libanius, Or. 18.58-66'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'On the 'Standard-Bearers' at Strasbourg: Libanius, Or. 18.58-66'. Mnemosyne, 50 (4):479-480 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1997)'An Imperial Embassy in the Historia Monachorum'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'An Imperial Embassy in the Historia Monachorum'. Journal of Theological Studies, 48 (*):133-136 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1997)'The Emperor Julian and the Passion of Sergius and Bacchus'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'The Emperor Julian and the Passion of Sergius and Bacchus'. Journal of Early Christian Studies, 5 (3):335-367 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1997)'Valerius Victorinus Again'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'Valerius Victorinus Again'. Chiron, 27 (*):85-93 [Details]
(1997)'The Saracen Defenders of Constantinople in 378'
Woods, D.; (1997) 'The Saracen Defenders of Constantinople in 378'. Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 37 (3):359-379 [Full Text] [Details]
(1996)'Eusebius, VC 4.21, and the Notitia Dignitatum '
Woods, D.; (1996) 'Eusebius, VC 4.21, and the Notitia Dignitatum '. Studia Patristica, 29 (*):195-202 [Details]
(1996)'Subarmachius, Bacurius, and the Schola Scutariorum Sagittariorum'
Woods, D.; (1996) 'Subarmachius, Bacurius, and the Schola Scutariorum Sagittariorum'. Classical Philology, 91 (4):365-371 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1996)'The Scholae Palatinae and the Notitia Dignitatum'
Woods D; (1996) 'The Scholae Palatinae and the Notitia Dignitatum'. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies, 7 :27-42 [Details]
(1996)'Varus of Egypt: A Fictitious Military Martyr'
Woods, D.; (1996) 'Varus of Egypt: A Fictitious Military Martyr'. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 20 (*):175-200 [Details]
(1995)'The Fate of the Magister Equitum Marcellus'
Woods D; (1995) 'The Fate of the Magister Equitum Marcellus'. Classical Quarterly, 45 (1):266-268 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(1995)'Julian, Arbogastes, and the Signa of the Ioviani and Herculiani'
Woods D; (1995) 'Julian, Arbogastes, and the Signa of the Ioviani and Herculiani'. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies, 6 :61-68 [Details]
(1995)'Tatianus and the Basilica of Menas'
Woods D; (1995) 'Tatianus and the Basilica of Menas'. Byzantion, 65 (2):467-474 [Details]
(1995)'A Note Concerning the Early Career of Valentinian I'
Woods, D.; (1995) 'A Note Concerning the Early Career of Valentinian I'. Ancient Society, 26 (*):273-288 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1995)'Ammianus Marcellinus and the Deaths of Bonosus and Maximilianus'
Woods, D.; (1995) 'Ammianus Marcellinus and the Deaths of Bonosus and Maximilianus'. Hagiographica, 2 (*):25-55 [Details]
(1994)'The Origin of the Legend of Maurice and the Theban legend'
Woods, David; (1994) 'The Origin of the Legend of Maurice and the Theban legend'. Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 45 (3):385-395 Globe icon [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(1994)'St. Christopher, Bishop Peter of Attalia, and the Cohors Marmaritarum: A Fresh Examination'
Woods, D.; (1994) 'St. Christopher, Bishop Peter of Attalia, and the Cohors Marmaritarum: A Fresh Examination'. Vigiliae Christianae, 48 (2):170-186 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1994)'An Unnoticed Official: the Praepositus Saltus'
Woods, D.; (1994) 'An Unnoticed Official: the Praepositus Saltus'. Classical Quarterly, 44 (1):245-251 [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(1994)'The Baptism of the Emperor Valens'
Woods, D.; (1994) 'The Baptism of the Emperor Valens'. Classica Et Mediaevalia, 45 (*):211-221 [Details]
(1993)'A Historical Source of the Passio Typasii'
Woods, D.; (1993) 'A Historical Source of the Passio Typasii'. Vigiliae Christianae, 47 (1):78-84 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1993)'Nonnus, An Unnoticed Governor of Phoenicia and the Myth of a Second Council of Tyre'
Woods D; (1993) 'Nonnus, An Unnoticed Governor of Phoenicia and the Myth of a Second Council of Tyre'. Latomus, 52 (3):634-642 [Details]
(1993)'The Ownership and Disposal of Military Equipment in the Late Roman Empire'
Woods D; (1993) 'The Ownership and Disposal of Military Equipment in the Late Roman Empire'. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies, 4 :59-69 [Details]
(1993)'The Origin of Honoratus of Lérins'
Woods D; (1993) 'The Origin of Honoratus of Lérins'. Mnemosyne, 46 (1):78-86 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1993)'Some Addenda to PLRE'
Woods D; (1993) 'Some Addenda to PLRE'. Historia, 42 (1):122-125 Globe icon [Details]
(1993)'Three Notes on the Arian Controversy c.AD354-367'
Woods, D.; (1993) 'Three Notes on the Arian Controversy c.AD354-367'. Journal of Theological Studies, 44 (2):604-619 [DOI] [Details]
(1992)'Beata Tranquillitas'
Woods, D.; (1992) 'Beata Tranquillitas'. Cahiers Numismatiques, 29 (*):11-15 [Details]
(1992)'A Note Concerning the Regii Emeseni Iudaei'
Woods D; (1992) 'A Note Concerning the Regii Emeseni Iudaei'. Latomus, 51 (2):404-407 [Details]
(1992)'Two Notes on the Great Persecution'
Woods, D.; (1992) 'Two Notes on the Great Persecution'. Journal of Theological Studies, 43 (1):128-134 [DOI] [Details]
(1992)'An Earthquake at Constantinople: Augustine's Excidio Urbis VI.7'
Woods, D.; (1992) 'An Earthquake at Constantinople: Augustine's Excidio Urbis VI.7'. Augustiniana, 42 (3-4):331-337 [Details]
(1992)'The Martyrdom of the Priest Basil of Ancyra'
Woods, D.; (1992) 'The Martyrdom of the Priest Basil of Ancyra'. Vigiliae Christianae, 46 (1):31-39 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1991)'The Date of the Translation of the Relics of SS. Luke and Andrew to Constantinople'
Woods D; (1991) 'The Date of the Translation of the Relics of SS. Luke and Andrew to Constantinople'. Vigiliae Christianae, 45 (3):286-292 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1992)'The Relics of the Gothic Martyrs Inna, Rema and Pinna'
Woods D; (1992) 'The Relics of the Gothic Martyrs Inna, Rema and Pinna'. Museum Helveticum, 49 (4):256-257 Globe icon [Details]
(1991)'The Early Career of the Magister Equitum Jacobus'
Woods D; (1991) 'The Early Career of the Magister Equitum Jacobus'. Classical Quarterly, 41 (02):571-574 [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2012)
J. Rutherford & D. Woods (Ed.). (2012) The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church. Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press. Globe icon [Details]

Book Reviews

YearPublication
(2014)Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, and H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXIX (Leiden, 2013).
Woods, D. (2014) Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, and H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXIX (Leiden, 2013). Ancient History Bulletin Online Review 4: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Review of A. Sarantis and N. Christie (eds.), War and Warfare in Late Antiquity (2 vols.) (Boston, 2013).
Woods, D. (2014) Review of A. Sarantis and N. Christie (eds.), War and Warfare in Late Antiquity (2 vols.) (Boston, 2013). Bryn Mawr Classical Review: Book Reviews [Details]
(2013)Review of I. Ostenberg, Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession (Cambridge, 2009).
Woods, D. (2013) Review of I. Ostenberg, Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession (Cambridge, 2009). Arctos 47: Book Reviews [Details]
(2013)Review of L. Grig & G. Kelly (eds.), Two Romes. Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity (Cambridge, 2012).
Woods, D. (2013) Review of L. Grig & G. Kelly (eds.), Two Romes. Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity (Cambridge, 2012). Classical Review 63: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2013)Review of R. Aist, The Christian Topography of Early Islamic Jerusalem (Turnhout, 2009).
Woods, D. (2013) Review of R. Aist, The Christian Topography of Early Islamic Jerusalem (Turnhout, 2009). Journal of Ecclesiastical History 64: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2013)Review of W.E. Metcalf, The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage (Oxford, 2012).
Woods, D. (2013) Review of W.E. Metcalf, The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage (Oxford, 2012). Classical Review 63: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)Review of N. Lenski (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine, 2nd. ed., (Cambridge, 2012).
Woods, D. (2012) Review of N. Lenski (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine, 2nd. ed., (Cambridge, 2012). Ancient History Bulletin Online Review 2: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2012)Review of E. Mullins and D. Scully (eds.), Listen, O Isles, unto Me: Studies in Medieval Word and Image in Honour of Jennifer O'Reilly (Cork, 2011).
Woods, D. (2012) Review of E. Mullins and D. Scully (eds.), Listen, O Isles, unto Me: Studies in Medieval Word and Image in Honour of Jennifer O'Reilly (Cork, 2011). Journal of Theological Studies 63: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)Review of R.G. Hoyland, Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam (Liverpool, 2011).
Woods, D. (2012) Review of R.G. Hoyland, Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam (Liverpool, 2011). Classical Review 62: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)Review of T.M. Banchich and E.N. Lane, The History of Zonaras. From Alexander Severus to the Death of Theodosius the Great (London, 2009).
Woods, D.; (2012) Review of T.M. Banchich and E.N. Lane, The History of Zonaras. From Alexander Severus to the Death of Theodosius the Great (London, 2009). Latomus 71: Book Reviews [Details]
(2012)Review of R.W. Mathisen and D. Shanzer, Romans, Barbarians, and the Transformation of the Roman World (Farnham, 2011).
Woods, D.; (2012) Review of R.W. Mathisen and D. Shanzer, Romans, Barbarians, and the Transformation of the Roman World (Farnham, 2011). Classical Review 62: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)Review of P. Stephenson, The Byzantine World (Abingdon, 2010).
Woods, D.; (2012) Review of P. Stephenson, The Byzantine World (Abingdon, 2010). Classical Review 62: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2012)Review of R. Van Dam, Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge (Cambridge, 2011).
Woods, D. (2012) Review of R. Van Dam, Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge (Cambridge, 2011). Arctos 46: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2011)Review of C. Foss, Arab-Byzantine Coins, with a Catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (Washington, DC, 2008).
Woods, D.; (2011) Review of C. Foss, Arab-Byzantine Coins, with a Catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (Washington, DC, 2008). Journal of Roman Archaeology 24: Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Review of W.E. Kaegi, The Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa (Cambridge, 2010).
Woods, D.; (2011) Review of W.E. Kaegi, The Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa (Cambridge, 2010). Bryn Mawr Classical Review: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2011)Review of P.N. Bell, Three Political Voices from the Age of Justinian (Liverpool, 2009).
Woods, D.; (2011) Review of P.N. Bell, Three Political Voices from the Age of Justinian (Liverpool, 2009). Classics Ireland 17 (2010): Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Review of D.F. Caner, History and Hagiography from the Late Antique Sinai (Liverpool, 2010).
Woods D; (2011) Review of D.F. Caner, History and Hagiography from the Late Antique Sinai (Liverpool, 2010). Classics Ireland 17 (2010): Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Review of P. Cronin, Greek Popular Meteorology from Antiquity to the Present (Lampeter, 2010).
Woods, D.; (2011) Review of P. Cronin, Greek Popular Meteorology from Antiquity to the Present (Lampeter, 2010). Classics Ireland 17 (2010): Book Reviews [Details]
(2010)Review of A. Cain & N. Lenski, The Power of Religion in Late Antiquity (Burlington, 2009).
Woods, D; (2010) Review of A. Cain & N. Lenski, The Power of Religion in Late Antiquity (Burlington, 2009). Bryn Mawr Classical Review: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2010)Review of E. Jeffreys, J. Haldon and R. Cormack (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford, 2008).
Woods, D; (2010) Review of E. Jeffreys, J. Haldon and R. Cormack (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford, 2008). Classical Review 60: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2010)Review of G. Kelly, Ammianus Marcellinus: The Allusive Historian (Cambridge, 2008).
Woods, D; (2010) Review of G. Kelly, Ammianus Marcellinus: The Allusive Historian (Cambridge, 2008). Classical Review 60: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2010)Review of P. Amidon, Philostorgius: Church History (Leiden, 2007).
Woods, D; (2010) Review of P. Amidon, Philostorgius: Church History (Leiden, 2007). Classical Review 60: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2009)Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, and H.C. Teitler (eds.), Ammianus after Julian: The Reigns of Valentinian and Valens in Books 26-31 of the Res Gestae (Leiden, 2007).
Woods, D. (2009) Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, and H.C. Teitler (eds.), Ammianus after Julian: The Reigns of Valentinian and Valens in Books 26-31 of the Res Gestae (Leiden, 2007). Classical Review 59: Book Reviews [DOI] [Details]
(2009)Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary of Ammianus Marcellinus XXVI (Leiden, 2008).
Woods, D.; (2009) Review of J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary of Ammianus Marcellinus XXVI (Leiden, 2008). Bryn Mawr Classical Review: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2009)Review of P. Rousseau & M. Papoutsakis (eds.), Transformations of Late Antiquity: Essays for Peter Brown (Aldershot, 2009).
Woods, D; (2009) Review of P. Rousseau & M. Papoutsakis (eds.), Transformations of Late Antiquity: Essays for Peter Brown (Aldershot, 2009). Classics Ireland 16: Book Reviews [Details]
(2009)Review of R. Van Dam, The Roman Revolution of Constantine (Cambridge, 2007).
Woods, D; (2009) Review of R. Van Dam, The Roman Revolution of Constantine (Cambridge, 2007). Classics Ireland 16: Book Reviews [Details]
(2009)Review of K. George, Gildas's De Excidio Britonum and the Early British Church (Woodbridge, 2009).
Woods David; (2009) Review of K. George, Gildas's De Excidio Britonum and the Early British Church (Woodbridge, 2009). Journal of Theological Studies 60: Book Reviews Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2009)Review of M. Gorman, Mario Esposito: Studies in Hiberno-Latin Literature (Aldershot, 2006).
Woods David; (2009) Review of M. Gorman, Mario Esposito: Studies in Hiberno-Latin Literature (Aldershot, 2006). Studia Hibernica 35: Book Reviews [Details]
(2008)Review of D. Shotter, Nero Caesar Augustus: Emperor of Rome (Edinburgh, 2008).
Woods David; (2008) Review of D. Shotter, Nero Caesar Augustus: Emperor of Rome (Edinburgh, 2008). Classics Ireland 15: Book Reviews [Details]
(2007)Review of H. Drake (ed), Violence in Late Antiquity: Perceptions and Practices (Aldershot, 2006).
Woods David ; (2007) Review of H. Drake (ed), Violence in Late Antiquity: Perceptions and Practices (Aldershot, 2006). Classics Ireland 14: Book Reviews [Details]
(2007)Review of S. Tougher, Julian the Apostate (Edinburgh, 2007).
Woods David ; (2007) Review of S. Tougher, Julian the Apostate (Edinburgh, 2007). Classics Ireland 14: Book Reviews [Details]
(2006)Review of T. Charles-Edwards, The Chronicle of Ireland (Liverpool, 2006).
Woods David ; (2006) Review of T. Charles-Edwards, The Chronicle of Ireland (Liverpool, 2006). Classics Ireland 13: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2005)Review of S. Bassett, The Urban Image of Late Antique Constantinople (Cambridge, 2004).
Woods, D.; (2005) Review of S. Bassett, The Urban Image of Late Antique Constantinople (Cambridge, 2004). Classics Ireland 12: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2005)Review of G. Clark, Christianity and Roman Society (Cambridge, 2004).
Woods David ; (2005) Review of G. Clark, Christianity and Roman Society (Cambridge, 2004). Classics Ireland 12: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2004)Review of M.P. Speidel, Ancient Germanic Warriors: Warrior Styles from Trajan's Column to Icelandic Sagas (London, 2004).
Woods David ; (2004) Review of M.P. Speidel, Ancient Germanic Warriors: Warrior Styles from Trajan's Column to Icelandic Sagas (London, 2004). German History 23: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2004)Review of C. Odahl, Constantine and the Christian Empire (London, 2004).
Woods David ; (2004) Review of C. Odahl, Constantine and the Christian Empire (London, 2004). Classics Ireland 12: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2004)Review of N. Lenski, Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century AD (Berkeley, 2002).
Woods David ; (2004) Review of N. Lenski, Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century AD (Berkeley, 2002). Journal of Roman Archaeology 17: Book Reviews [Details]
(2004)Review of A. Cameron, B. Ward-Perkins, M. Whitby (eds.), Cambridge History XIV: Late Antiquity:Empire and Successors, A.D. 425-600 (Cambridge, 2000).
Woods, D.; (2004) Review of A. Cameron, B. Ward-Perkins, M. Whitby (eds.), Cambridge History XIV: Late Antiquity:Empire and Successors, A.D. 425-600 (Cambridge, 2000). Classical Review 54: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2002)Review of M. Edwards, Constantine and Christendom (Liverpool, 2003).
Woods David ; (2002) Review of M. Edwards, Constantine and Christendom (Liverpool, 2003). Peritia 16: Book Reviews [Details]
(2001)Review of A. Cameron & P. Garnsey (eds.), Cambridge History XIII: The Late Empire AD 337-425 (Cambridge, 1998).
Woods David ; (2001) Review of A. Cameron & P. Garnsey (eds.), Cambridge History XIII: The Late Empire AD 337-425 (Cambridge, 1998). Classical Review 51: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]
(2001)Review of R. W. Burgess, Studies in Eusebian and Post-Eusebian Chronography (Stuttgart, 1999).
Woods David ; (2001) Review of R. W. Burgess, Studies in Eusebian and Post-Eusebian Chronography (Stuttgart, 1999). Journal of Theological Studies 52: Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]

Magazine article

YearPublication
(2014)The Obverse of the CVNO/DVBN Quarter Stater: A Succession Plan?.
Woods, D. (2014) The Obverse of the CVNO/DVBN Quarter Stater: A Succession Plan?. Chris Rudd List 136: Magazine article [Details]
(2014)The Reverse of the CVNO/DVBN Quarter Stater: A Victory Comemorative?.
Woods, D. (2014) The Reverse of the CVNO/DVBN Quarter Stater: A Victory Comemorative?. Chris Rudd List 135: Magazine article [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2003UCC Faculty of Arts Research Award
2004IRCHSS Research Fellowship

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Royal Numismatic Society Fellow01-JAN-10 /
Classical Association of Ireland Member/
Classical Association of England and Wales Member/
Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies Member/
Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies Member/

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2014)28th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D. (2014) Explaining the Falconer: The Origin of a Common Motif on Anglo-Saxon and Arab-Byzantine Coinage. [Oral Presentation], 28th Irish Conference of Medievalists, UCD , 01-JUL-14 - 03-JUL-14. [Details]
(2013)Principio Y Final: De Amiano Marcelino a Eusebio de Caesarea,
Woods, D. (2013) Constantius, Julian, and the Fall of Sirmium. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Principio Y Final: De Amiano Marcelino a Eusebio de Caesarea, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain , 12-DEC-13 - 13-DEC-13. [Details]
(2013)14th Seventh-Century Syrian Numismatic Round Table,
Woods, D. (2013) The Date of the First Siege of Constantinople. [Oral Presentation], 14th Seventh-Century Syrian Numismatic Round Table, The Hive, Worcester, UK , 28-SEP-13 - 29-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)War in the Visual Arts,
Woods, D. (2013) War on Roman Imperial Coinage: The Exceptional Coinage of the Emperor Aurelian (AD270-75). [Oral Presentation], War in the Visual Arts, University College Cork , 12-SEP-13 - 14-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)27th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D. (2013) The Agnus Dei Penny of Aethelred II Re-considered: a call to hope in the Lord (Isaiah 40)?. [Oral Presentation], 27th Irish Conference of Medievalists, UCD , 10-JUL-13 - 12-JUL-13. [Details]
(2013)International Medieval Congress,
Woods, D. (2013) The Company of God: The Model Christian Military Unit?. [Oral Presentation], International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, UK , 01-JUL-13 - 04-JUL-13. [Details]
(2013)Annual Summer School of the Classical Association of Ireland,
Woods, D. (2013) The British Celtic Reception of Roman Coinage in the 1st Centuries AD and BC. [Oral Presentation], Annual Summer School of the Classical Association of Ireland, Cork Education Support Centre, Western Road, Cork , 16-AUG-13 - 18-AUG-13. [Details]
(2012)26th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D. (2012) On the Identification of the Parasticia Eclesiae (Adomnán, VC 3.23). [Chair Sessions at Symposia], 26th Irish Conference of Medievalists, UCD , 05-JUL-12 - 07-JUL-12. [Details]
(2011)XVI International Conference on Patristic Studies,
Woods, D.; (2011) Rome, Gregoria, Madaba: A Warning Against Sexual Temptation. [Oral Presentation], XVI International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, UK , 08-AUG-11 - 13-AUG-11. [Details]
(2011)XIV International Congress of Celtic Studies,
Woods, D.; (2011) St. Columba, Apollonius of Tyana, and the Poisonous Pictish Well. [Oral Presentation], XIV International Congress of Celtic Studies, Maynooth, Co. Kildare , 01-AUG-11 - 05-AUG-11. [Details]
(2011)25th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D; (2011) The Aurora Borealis at the Death of St. Columba (Vita Columbae 3.23). [Oral Presentation], 25th Irish Conference of Medievalists, NUI Galway , 24-JUN-11 - 26-JUN-11. [Details]
(2010)24th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D; (2010) Crowd-Control in Sixth Century Clonmacnoise (Adomnan, VC 1.3). [Oral Presentation], 24th Irish Conference of Medievalists, NUI Galway , 25-JUN-10 - 27-JUN-10. [Details]
(2010)Tionol,
Woods D; (2010) Adomnán, Plague, and the Easter Controversy. [Oral Presentation], Tionol, Dublin , 19-NOV-10 - 20-NOV-10. [Details]
(2010)Convivencia in Byzantium? Cultural Exchanges in a Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Lingual Society,
Woods, D; (2010) On the Entry of Maslama into Constantinople in 718. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Convivencia in Byzantium? Cultural Exchanges in a Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Lingual Society, TCD, Dublin , 01-OCT-10 - 03-OCT-10. [Details]
(2010)Annual Conference of Classical Association of England and Wales,
Woods, D.; (2010) Rome, Gregoria, and Madaba. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of Classical Association of England and Wales, Cardiff University, Wales , 07-APR-10 - 10-APR-10. [Details]
(2009)23rd Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D.; (2009) Gildas and the Mystery Cloud of 536-37. [Oral Presentation], 23rd Irish Conference of Medievalists, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 27-JUN-09 - 29-JUN-09. [Details]
(2008)The Archaeologies of Byzantium: 41st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies,
Woods, D.; (2008) The Ceremonial Silver Coinage of Constans II c.651: Independent Witness to Byzantine Victory at the Battle of Phoenix ?. [Oral Presentation], The Archaeologies of Byzantium: 41st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Edinburgh, UK , 04-APR-08 - 06-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)22nd Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D.; (2008) St. Columba and the `Block of Salt' (VC 2.7): A Misread Herbal Cure ?. [Oral Presentation], 22nd Irish Conference of Medievalists, Limerick , 26-JUN-08 - 29-JUN-08. [Details]
(2008)5th International Conference on the Medieval Chronicle,
Woods, D.; (2008) Yellow Plague in Sixth-Century Ireland. [Oral Presentation], 5th International Conference on the Medieval Chronicle, Belfast, NI , 21-JUL-08 - 25-JUL-08. [Details]
(2007)Tributary Empires Compared: War, Armies, and Empires,
Woods, D.; (2007) Byzantine Recruitment in the Seventh Century: What Crisis ?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Tributary Empires Compared: War, Armies, and Empires, Rethymno, Crete , 02-NOV-07 - 04-NOV-07. [Details]
(2007)21st Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D.; (2007) St. Patrick and the 'Sun' (Conf. 20). [Oral Presentation], 21st Irish Conference of Medievalists, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick , 28-JUN-07 - 30-JUN-07. [Details]
(2007)15th International Conference on Patristic Studies,
Woods, D.; (2007) The Deathbed Conversion of Galerius Maximianus to Religious Tolerance: Fact or Fraud ?. [Oral Presentation], 15th International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, UK , 06-AUG-07 - 11-AUG-07. [Details]
(2007)Byzantine History as Literature: The 41st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies,
Woods, D.; (2007) Nicephorus, the Battle of Tyana, and Chronicle of Zuqnin. [Oral Presentation], Byzantine History as Literature: The 41st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, UK , 13-APR-07 - 16-APR-07. [Details]
(2006)The Iconography and Mythology of the Prophet Elijah, St. George, and Al-Khodor in the Syrian Orient: The 22nd Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies,
Woods, D.; (2006) Pope Zacharias (741-52) and the Head of St. George. [Oral Presentation], The Iconography and Mythology of the Prophet Elijah, St. George, and Al-Khodor in the Syrian Orient: The 22nd Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, Oxford, UK , 04-JUL-06 - 07-JUL-06. [Details]
(2006)The 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies,
Woods, D.; (2006) Corruption and Mistranslation: The Common Syriac Source on the Origin of the Mardaites. [Oral Presentation], The 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London, UK , 21-AUG-06 - 26-AUG-06. [Details]
(2006)20th Irish Conference of Medievalists,
Woods, D.; (2006) Gildas, Aetius, and Patrick. [Oral Presentation], 20th Irish Conference of Medievalists, St. Kieran's College, Kilkenny, Ireland , 22-JUN-06 - 25-JUN-06. [Details]
(2005)Pigrimages and Shrines: The 21st Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies,
Woods, D.; (2005) Adomnán, Arculf, and the True Cross. [Oral Presentation], Pigrimages and Shrines: The 21st Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, Oxford University, UK , 06-JUL-05 - 08-JUL-05. [Details]
(2005)L'esercito romano tardo-antico nel vicino oriente. Da Diocleziano alla conquista araba,
Woods, D.; (2005) Jews, Rats, and the Reason for the Byzantine Defeat at the Battle of Yarmuk. [Oral Presentation], L'esercito romano tardo-antico nel vicino oriente. Da Diocleziano alla conquista araba, Potenza, Italy , 10-MAY-05 - 16-MAY-05. [Details]
(2005)Salvation: The 6th Maynooth Patristics Conference,
Woods, D.; (2005) The Cross in the Public Square. [Oral Presentation], Salvation: The 6th Maynooth Patristics Conference, QUB, Belfast, NI , 19-JUL-05 - 21-JUL-05. [Details]
(2005)Annual Conference of the Classical Association of England and Wales,
Woods, D.; (2005) Caligula, Pompey, and Alexander the Great. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of the Classical Association of England and Wales, University of Reading, UK , 01-APR-05 - 04-APR-05. [Details]
(2004)Adomnán of Iona (d. 704): Theologian - Law Maker - Peace Maker,
Woods, D.; (2004) Adomnán, Arculf, and the Holy Land. [Oral Presentation], Adomnán of Iona (d. 704): Theologian - Law Maker - Peace Maker, Iona, Scotland , 23-SEP-04 - 27-SEP-04. [Details]
(2004)Byzantine Trade (4th-12thC.): Recent Archaeolgical Work: The 38th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies,
Woods, D.; (2004) Fredegar's Knowledge of the East: The Origin of Two Errors. [Oral Presentation], Byzantine Trade (4th-12thC.): Recent Archaeolgical Work: The 38th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Oxford University, UK , 27-MAR-04 - 29-MAR-04. [Details]
(2003)14th International Conference on Patristic Studies,
Woods, D.; (2003) Sopater of Apamea: A Convert at the Court of Constantine I ?. [Oral Presentation], 14th International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford UNiversity, UK , 18-AUG-03 - 23-AUG-03. [Details]
(2003)The Great Persecution, AD 303 - A Commemoration: The 5th Patristic Conference,
Woods, D.; (2003) The Origin of the Cult of St. George at Diospolis. [Oral Presentation], The Great Persecution, AD 303 - A Commemoration: The 5th Patristic Conference, NUI Maynooth, Ireland , 22-NOV-03 - 23-NOV-03. [Details]
(2003)Classical Association Centenary Conference,
Woods, D.; (2003) Julian, Hormisdas, and the Persian Deceivers of Julian. [Oral Presentation], Classical Association Centenary Conference, University of Warwick, UK , 11-APR-03 - 14-APR-03. [Details]
(2003)Good Deaths, Bad Deaths: Death, Dying and Burial in the Ancient World,
Woods, D.; (2003) The Good Soldier's End. [Oral Presentation], Good Deaths, Bad Deaths: Death, Dying and Burial in the Ancient World, Institute of Classical Studies, London, UK , 07-JUL-03 - 09-JUL-03. [Details]
(2002)2nd Celtic Conference in Classics,
Woods, D.; (2002) The Alleged Rebellion of the Camel-Master Calocaerus. [Oral Presentation], 2nd Celtic Conference in Classics, Glasgow University, Scotland , 04-SEP-02 - 07-SEP-02. [Details]
(2001)Palestinian Christianity AD300-1000: 17th Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies,
Woods, D.; (2001) The Martyrdom of Bishop Sophronius of Jerusalem. [Oral Presentation], Palestinian Christianity AD300-1000: 17th Conference of the ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, The Oriental Institute, Oxford, UK , 16-JUL-01 - 18-JUL-01. [Details]
(2000)Travel in the Byzantine World: 34th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies,
Woods, D.; (2000) A Call to Mission: The Authorship and Purpose of the Passion of St. Christopher. [Oral Presentation], Travel in the Byzantine World: 34th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham, UK , 01-APR-00 - 04-APR-00. [Details]
(2000)1st Celtic Conference in Classics,
Woods, D.; (2000) Ammianus versus Tacitus on the Role of Women. [Oral Presentation], 1st Celtic Conference in Classics, NUI Maynooth, Ireland , 06-SEP-00 - 09-SEP-00. [Details]
(2000)The Power and the Glory: The Legacy of Constantine at the Dawn of the Third Millenium,
Woods, D.; (2000) The Distorted Past: The Chronology of the Latter Reign of Constantine I AD325-37 . [Oral Presentation], The Power and the Glory: The Legacy of Constantine at the Dawn of the Third Millenium, University of Exeter, UK , 07-AUG-00 - 10-AUG-00. [Details]
(1999)Neither Woman nor Man: Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond,
Woods, D.; (1999) The Childlessness of the Emperor Honorius. [Oral Presentation], Neither Woman nor Man: Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond, Lampeter, Wales , 26-JUL-99 - 28-JUL-99. [Details]
(1999)13th International Conference on Patristic Studies,
Woods, D.; (1999) Dating Basil of Caesarea's Correspondence with the Generals. [Oral Presentation], 13th International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford University, UK , 16-AUG-99 - 21-AUG-99. [Details]
(1998)Annual Conference of Classical Association of England and Wales,
Woods, D.; (1998) Did Caligula Plan to Bridge the Channel ?. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of Classical Association of England and Wales, Lampeter, Wales , 06-APR-98 - 09-APR-98. [Details]
(1995)12th International Conference on Patristic Studies,
Woods, D.; (1995) Eusebius, VC4.21, and the Notitia Dignitatum. [Oral Presentation], 12th International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, UK , 21-AUG-95 - 26-AUG-95. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Central Council of Classical Association of Ireland Institutional representative from UCC/
RIA Classical and Near Eastern Studies Committee Institutional representative for UCC2010 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
UCC Senior Lecturer01-OCT-98 /
St. Patrick's Clasical School, Navan, Co. Meath Substitue Teacher01-SEP-95 / 31-MAY-96
NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare Temporary Lecturer01-JAN-96 / 31-DEC-98

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1991The Queen's University of Belfast PhD
1987NUI Maynooth BA

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Classics Ireland Editor01-JAN-04 - 31-DEC-04
Classics Ireland Editor01-JAN-05 - 31-DEC-05
Classics Ireland Editor01-JAN-06 - 31-DEC-06
Classics Ireland Editor01-JAN-07 - 31-DEC-07
Classics Ireland Editor01-JAN-08 - 31-DEC-08

Other Activities

 Description

'Adomnán on St Columba as Imitator of Christ' presented at an ordinary meeting of The Patristic Symposium at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, on 14 May 2011

`The Humorous Side of Late Republican Roman Coinage', presented at the Dublin Classics Seminar, UCD, on 12 April 2011


'The Military Martyrs: Some Case Studies', presented at an ordinary meeting of The Patristic Symposium, St Patrick's College, Maynooth, on 19 April 1997


'The Crosses on Some Pilgrim Vessels from Seventh-Century Jerusalem', presented at an ordinary meeting of The Patristic Symposium, at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, 18 October 2003


'Jews, Rats, and the Battle of Yarmuk', presented at the 'Byzantium in Belfast' seminar at The Institute of Byzantine Studies, QUB, NI, on 9 March 2005


'Caligula, Pompey and Alexander the Great', presented at the spring meeting of the Hibernian Hellenists. NUI Maynooth, March 2005


'The Madness of Caligula and Nero', presented to the Waterford branch of the Classical Association of Ireland, on 7 March 2005


'Tiberius on Capri: The Sexual Slander of a Roman Emperor', presented to the Cork branch of the Classical Association of Ireland, on 2 October 2006


'Pompey, Geiseric, and 'The Treasures of Solomon'', presented to the Cork branch of the Classical Association of Ireland, October 2007

'The Civil-War Coinage of Julius Caesar', presented to the Cork branch of the Classical Association of Ireland, 11 May 2009

'The Cult of Military Martyrs c.AD300-750', presented to the Department of Classics, NUI Galway, on 13 October 2008


'Zosimus, Ammianus and Julian's Letter to the Romans', presented at the autumn meeting of the Hibernian Hellenists, at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, in October 1998

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests reflect my research interests in the military and political history of the Roman and early Byzantine empires.