Francesca Rochberg

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Francesca Rochberg

Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Senior Research Scholar, CMES

Research

Assyriology, with a focus on Akkadian scholastic texts of the second and first millennia B.C.E.

History of science, with a focus on Babylonian astronomy and astrology.

Philology, cultural history, and the impact of the philosophy of science on the historiography of ancient science, with a focus on the reception of Babylonian astronomy and astrology into the wider field of history of science.

 

Teaching

Akkadian, Mesopotamian history, history of science and religion, ancient astronomy

Francesca Rochberg's CV

Center for Middle Eastern Studies
University of California, Berkeley
340 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA  94720-2314
510.642.8208
cmes@berkeley.edu

 

 
 

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