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Alexander Marcus

Alexander Marcus

Religious Studies

Alexander Marcus is a PhD candidate in Religious Studies. His research focuses on analyzing rhetorical strategies of the Babylonian Talmud as a window into the broader religious, cultural, and political world of late-antique Jewish communities in Sasanian Mesopotamia. His interests include orality, historiography, folklore, discourses of magic and medicine, and the boundaries and intersections of communal identity.