Dr Justin Matthew Pigott

Teaching | Current

ANCHIST 261 The City in the Ancient World

ANCHIST 361 The City in the Ancient World

ANCIENT 750 Sources and Approaches for the Ancient World

Areas of expertise

  • Late Roman East/Early Byzantine history 
  • Early Christianity in the Greek East
  • Constantinople in Late Antiquity
  • Slavery and service in early Christianity
  • Religion and society in Late Antiquity and the Medieval period
  • Patristics & Ecclesiastical history
  • Historiography of early Christianity

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Pigott, J. (2019). New Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day: Councils and Controversy at Early Constantinople 381–451. Brepols.
  • Pigott, J. M. (2019). Capital Crimes: Deconstructing John’s “Unnecessary Severity” in Managing the Clergy at Constantinople. In C. de Wit, W. Mayer (Eds.) Revisioning John Chrysostom: New Approaches, New Perspectives (pp. 733-777). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. 10.1163/9789004390041_023
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/51371
  • Pigott, J. (2017). New Rome wasn’t built in a day: The dangers of a teleological approach to early Constantinople. University of Auckland. 30 May - 30 May 2017.
  • Pigott, J. (2017). Exchanging Constantinople for Antioch: The capital crimes of John Chrysostom and Nestorius. Paper presented at 11th Biennial Conference of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Wellington, New Zealand. 7 February - 10 February 2017.
  • Pigott, J. (2016). Reading councils backwards: Challenging teleological perspectives of Constantinople’s ecclesiastical development from 381 to 451 Australian Catholic University. Australian Catholic University.
  • Pigott, J. (2015). The wrong rivalry: Repositioning Alexandrian attitudes towards Constantinople 381-451. Paper presented at XVII. International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, United Kingdom. 10 August - 14 August 2015.
  • Pigott, J. (2014). “The priests must either keep quiet or die”: The Bishops of Constantinople and the Monastic Menace. Paper presented at Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies - Byzantine Culture in Translation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 28 November - 30 November 2014.
  • Pigott, J. (2014). The Episcopal Assassination of Gregory of Nazianzus: Alexandrian sabotage or an inside job?. Paper presented at Patristic Symposium 2014 - From Alexandria to Cappadocia and Back Again, Sydney, Australia. 26 September - 27 September 2014.

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 8, Room 822
New Zealand