Alexander Gangoly is a doctoral researcher at the University of Vienna. He is interested in the cultural diversity of antiquity as a whole, but particularly in the relationship between Latin and Greek speakers and their habits, behaviour and appearance (habitus). In recent months, he studied the inner-familial status differences in funerary inscriptions of slaves and freed(wo)men as well as the Carmina Latina Epigraphica of Hispania (CIL XVIII/2).
Peter Kruschwitz is Professor of Ancient Cultural History (Antike Kulturgeschichte) at the University of Vienna and Visiting Professor in the School of Humanities at the University of Reading. Principal Investigator of ERC Advanced Grant Project MAPPOLA – Mapping Out the Poetic Landscape(s) of the Roman Empire. His main research interests lie in the poetic culture and song culture of the Roman world with their related broad chronological, geographical, ethnic, and social variations, shifts, and changes. A particular interest is the poetic culture of non-elites.