Carolina López -Ruiz

Carolina   López -Ruiz

Carolina López -Ruiz



422 University Hal
230 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Archaic Greek literature and Classical Mythology
  • Greek and Near Eastern interaction and colonization


  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1995-96
  • PhD University of Chicago 2005
  • M.A.-B.A. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 1995

Carolina López-Ruiz is an associate professor in the department of Greek and Latin, and specializes in the contacts between Greek and Near Eastern cultures. Professor López-Ruiz is particularly interested in the Canaanite (Ugaritic, Phoenician) and Hebrew literatures, religions, and cultures in general, and their interaction with those of other Mediterranean peoples.




Colonial Encounter bookcover


Tartessos and the Phoenicians in Iberia book cover


When the Gods Were Born Greek Cosmogonies and the Near East bookcover


gods heroes and monsters bookcover

Carolina López-Ruiz CV