Steven Bowman

Steven B. Bowman , Ph.D.

Emeritus

Professor Emeritus

French Hall

A&S Judaic Emeriti - 0169

Education

PhD: The Ohio State University 1974 (History)

Graduation: Boston Latin School Boston, Massachusetts, 1960

B.A.: University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, 1964 (History)

Research and Practice Interests

Women in the Bible, Jews in Byzantium, Book of Yosippon, holocaust and resistance in Greece during World War II

Research Support

2010 -2011 Fulbright-Hays Travel Abroad Research Completed Type:Grant Level:International

1978 -1979 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research Completed Type:Fellowship Level:International

Lady Davis Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Completed Type:Fellowship Level:International

Grant: #P019A00047 Investigators:Bowman, Steven 09-01-2010 -12-31-2011 Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Senior Faculty Research Abroad Role:PI $27,389.00 Closed Level:Federal

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

"Jewish Responses to Byzantine Polemics 9th - 11th Centuries" in The Jewish Jesus. Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation, ed. Zev Garber (West Lafayette:  Purdue University Press, 2011), 181-203. (revised and expanded version of "Jewish Responses to Byzantine Polemics 9th - 11th Centuries"

"Antietam" in Civil War Campaigner 2 (2010), 61-67.

"Survival in Decline:  Romaniote Jewry post 1204" in  Jews of Byzantium:  Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures), ed. R. Bonfil et al. (Leiden: E.J. Brill,  2012), 101-132.

Book

Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece, London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2006

[review essay by Andre Gerolymatos in Journal of Modern Hellenism 23-24 (2006-2007), 91-95]

The Agony of Greek Jewry, 1940-1945 ( Stanford University October 2009).

[optioned for film LAND OF THE ANGELS]

An Annotated Translation of Sepher Yosippon. First volume in Hackmey Classical Jewish Texts Series by Harvard UP (Harvard UP and Tel Aviv UP in press)

Andarta Le-Andartes, Revised Hebrew version of Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece in press with Ben Zvi Institute.

The Jews of Byzantium, 1204-1453. University of Alabama Press, 1985; paperback reprint New York, 2000

Revised Greek version of Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece in press. Athens: Jewish Communities of Greece [KIS], 2013

Editor. Marco Nahon. Birkenau, the Camp of Death. (with historical introduction by the editor) University of Alabama Press, 1991.

Editor with Blanche Cody. In iure veritas. Studies in Canon Law in Memory of Schafer Williams. University of Cincinnati Press, 1991

Edited and published S. Giora Shoham, Valhalla, Calvary & Auschwits [Cincinnati and Tel Aviv, 1995] with editor's preface.

Edited and facilitated publication of Michael Matsas, The Illusion of safety [New York, Pella Press, 1997] with editor's bibliographic essay.

Edited Erwin Deutscher, Adventures on Three Continents. A Memior [New York, Bloch Publishing Com., 2002] with editor's preface.

Edited and Published Moshe Ha-Elion, The Straits of Hell. The chronicle of a Salonikan Jew in the Nazi extermination camps Auschwitz, Mauthausen, Melk, Ebensee. [Mannheim: Bibliopolis and Cincinnati: BCAP, 2005]

Edited with my introductory essay, Differences. A Novel by Dr. Nathan Mayer

Vol. 1 The Holocaust in Salonika: Eyewitness Accounts, edited with introductory essay by Steve Bowman; translated by Isaac Benmayor. New York, 2002

Vol. 2 Heinz Salvator Kounio, A Liter of Soup and Sixty Grams of Bread. The diary of prisoner number 109565, Adapted and translated by Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos. New York, 2003

Vol. 3 Isaac Bourla, Chimera. A Period of Madness. New York, 2007

Vol. 4 Elias Messinas, The Synagogues of Greece. A Study of the Synagogues in Macedonia and Thrace (in press)

Vol. 5 Berry Nahmias, A Cry for Tomorrow. Translated by David Weinberg. Jacksonville, FL, 2012

Vol. 6 Elias Messinas, The Synagogues of Greece. A Study of the Synagogues in Macedonia and Thrace. Jacksonville, FL, 2013

Encyclopedia Article

:  Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture. "Byzantium".

Invited Publication

"The Jewish Experience in Byzantium," The Jewish-Greek Tradition in antiquity and the Byzantine empire, eds J.K. Aitken and J.C. Paget [Cambridge UP, 2014], 37-53

          “Greek Responses to the and in the Camps” in Patrick Henry, ed., Jewish Resistances to the Nazis, (Washington: Catholic UP, 2013), chap. 10).
          “Freedom and Death: The Jews and the Greek Andartiko,” Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Perspectives (Berghahn Publ, October 2014)
Nazis in the Mountains

Presentations

Lecture

Cambridge University, UK. Other Institution.

Original Yarnton Manor, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

original Hillel, Oxford University, Oxford, England UK. Other Institution. Level:International

original Cambridge University, England, UK. Other Institution. Level:International

original University of London, SOAS, United Kingdom. Other Institution. Level:International

original SOAS, University of London, London, England, UK. Other Institution. Level:International

original Hochschule fur Judische Studien, {Heidelberg University], Germany. Other Institution. Level:International

original Maintz, Germany. Other Institution. Level:International

Event Organized

FRIAS Workshop on the Holocaust

FRIAS Workshop on the Holocaust Workshop 11-24-2010 11-26-2010 Freiburg University Level:International

Fulbright Gathering

Fulbright Gathering Symposium 01-26-2011 01-26-2011 Tel Aviv, Israel Level:International

Jacob and Jenny L. Lichter Lecture Series

Jacob and Jenny L. Lichter Lecture Series Other 1981 2012 University of Cincinnati

Co-cordinator Jacob and Jennie L. Lichter Series

Co-cordinator Jacob and Jennie L. Lichter Series Lecture 1981 2012 University of Cincinnati Level:University

Service

Tel Aviv University Other Type:Service to Student Groups Level:University

Post Graduate Training and Education

1971-1973 American School of Classical Studies, , Athens, Greece

Keywords

Bible; Jewish and general history: Especially East Mediterranean with emphasis on medieval and modern greece.