Emeritus Professor<br />
Moorhead
Emeritus Professor
Moorhead
 
Position:
 
Emeritus Professor

Contact Details:
 
Email: j.moorhead@uq.edu.au
 
Qualifications:
 
BA (New England) PhD (Liverpool) FAHA
McCaughey Professor of History, 2000 - 2010

Research interests:
 
Continuity and change in late antiquity and the early middle ages; the content and expressions of religious belief
 
Current research projects:
 
The papacy in late antiquity

Selected recent publications:
  • 2011 "Some conflicts between Christians and Jews in the sixth century", Studi Medievali, 52 2: 665-680.
  • 2010 "First Among Equals: The Career of Abbo of Fleury", Journal of Religious History, 34 4: 503-504.
  • 2010 "Pope Gregory the Great and the nobility in Sicily", Speculum, 85 4: 1022-1023.
  • 2010 "When our world became Christian 312-394", Australian Journal of Politics and History, 56 3: 476-477.
  • 2010 "A biblical background for the newcomers of late antiquity", Latomus: revue d'edtudes latines, 69 3: 811-817.
  • 2010 "The People's Work: A Social History of the Liturgy", Journal of Religious History, 34 1: 103-105.
  • 2009 "Some principles of church dedication in the early medieval west", Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association, 5 1: 133-146.
  • 2009 “Boethius and the world of late antique philosophy”, in John Marenbon (ed.), The Cambridge companion to Boethius (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp 13-33.
  • 2009 “Bede on the papacy”, Journal of Ecclesiastical History 60 pp. 217-32.
  • 2008 “Western approaches (500-600)”, in Jonathan Shephard (ed)., The Cambridge history of the Byzantine empire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 221-48.
  • 2005 Gregory the Great, (Abingdon and New York: Routledge), pp. 177.
  • 2008 “Hearers and readers of Christian Latin texts in late antiquity”, Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History 14, pp. 476-99.
  • 2007 “Some borrowing in Bede”, Latomus 66, pp. 710-17.
  • 2006 “On becoming Pope in late antiquity”, Journal of Religious History 30, pp. 279-93.
  • 2006 “The word modernus”, Latomus 65, pp. 425-33.
  • 2005 “The Byzantines in the West in the sixth century”, in Paul Fouracre (ed.), New Cambridge medieval history vol. 1 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
  • 2005 ‘Ostrogothic Italy and the Lombard Invasions”, in Paul Fouracre (ed.), New Cambridge medieval history vol. 1 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
  • 2005 “Peter Brown’s Rise of Western Christendom: a review essay”, Journal of Religious History 29, pp. 67-76.
  • 2005 “Hearing the Bible in St Benedict”, Studia Monastica 47, pp. 7-17.
  • 2003 “Thoughts on post-Roman law in the West”, Proceedings of the University of Queensland History Research Group 13, pp. 1-10.
  • 2003 “Taking Gregory the Great’s Dialogues seriously”, Downside Review 424, pp. 197-210.
  • 2002 “The figure of the Deacon Peter in the Dialogues of Gregory the Great”, Augustinianum 42, pp. 469-79.
     
Other activities and service:
  • Corresponding Editor, Early Medieval Europe.
  • Membre adhérent, Latomus revue d’études latines.
  • "Expert of international standing" for the Australian Research Council.
 

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