Sabine R. Huebner is Professor of Ancient History at the Universitat Basel, Switzerland. Her research focuses on the everyday
lives of the common people in antiquity. Among many other titles, she has published The Family in Roman Egypt (Cambridge,
2013) and Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament (Cambridge, forthcoming). She is currently leading two large-scale
projects on Roman Egypt funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Universitat Basel. Christian Laes is Professor
of Ancient History at the University of Manchester and Professor of Ancient History and Latin at Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium.
He studies the social and cultural history of Roman and Late Antiquity, paying particular attention to the human life-course:
childhood, youth, family, sexuality, and disabilities. His books include Children in the Roman Empire: Outsiders Within (Cambridge,
2011), Youth in the Roman Empire: The Young and the Restless Years? (with Johan Strubbe, Cambridge, 2014) and Disabilities
and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History (Cambridge, 2018).