Mike Zimm

Mike Zimm completed his BA in History at NYU in 2004. Afterwards, he attended the UCLA Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classics. From there, his travels took him to Israel where he spent 3 fruitful years and received an MA in Classics from Tel Aviv University.

Mike's primary research interests are in Greek and Latin historiography, specifically Thucydidean studies, along with the periodic detour into Classical and Hellenistic history as well as Republican Rome.


  • “The Chresmologoi in Thucydides,”Scripta Classica Israelica, 29 (2010) pp. 5–11.

Recent Papers

  • “Catiline as a Hellenistic Tyrant: the Blood Drinking Passage in BC 22.” BU Graduate Conference, The Raw and the Rotten: Perversions of Food in Antiquity, March 2012.