With G.E. Andrianis and E.G. Andrianis, “Σχεδιασμος αρχαιου στιβου αγωνων μεγαλων αποστασεων” (The design of an ancient long distance race course), in Αρχαια Ελληνικη Τεχνολογια (Ancient Greek Technology), (Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Ancient Greek Technology, Athens, 17-21 October 2005), Athens 2006, pp. 472-479.

“Lykourgos, The Panathenaia and the Great Altar of Athena: Further Thoughts Concerning the Pnyx Hill,” The Pnyx in the History of Athens, Finnish Institute at Athens, 1996, Helsinki, pp. 71-85.

“Seminar Explores Techniques of Ancient City Planning,” American School of Classical Studies at Athens Newsletter, Spring 1995, No. 35, p. 1, 10.


D. G. Romano, Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadion, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, volume 206, Philadelphia, 1993.

Book Award

John Frederick Lewis Award of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, November 1993.

D. G. Romano, “Romanization in the Corinthia: Urban and Rural Developments,” in Roman Peloponnese III, Society, Economy and Culture under the Roman Empire: Continuity and Innovation, A.D. Rizakis and Cl. E. Lepenioti, eds., National Hellenic Research Foundation, Diffusion de Boccard, Athens, 2010, pp. 155-172.

D. G. Romano, “Roman Surveyors in Corinth,” in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, March 2006, vol.150, No. 1, pp. 62-85

D. G. Romano, “A Roman Circus in Corinth,” in Hesperia 74, 2005, pp. 585-611.

D. G. Romano, “Urban and Rural Planning in Roman Corinth,” in Urban Religion in Roman Corinth, D.N. Schowalter and S.J.Friesen, eds., Harvard Theological Studies, 2005, pp. 25-59.

D. G. Romano, “City Planning, Centuriation and Land Division in Roman Corinth: Colonia Laus Iulia Corinthiensis and Colonia Iulia Flavia Augusta Corinthiensis,” in C.K. Williams and N. Bookidis, eds., Corinth XX, The Centenary, 1896-1996, ASCSA, 2003.

D. G. Romano and N. L. Stapp, “Corinth Computer Project: Internet Education,” Archaeological Informatics: Pushing the Envelope CAA 2001, Goran Burenhult, ed., BAR International Series 1016, 2002, 295-300.

D. G. Romano, “A Tale of Two Cities: Roman Colonies at Corinth,” *Romanization and the City: Creation, Transformations and Failures, Elizabeth Fentress, ed., Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 38, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 2000, pp. 83-104.

“A Curved Start for Corinth’s Fifth-century Racecourse,” Appearance and Essence. Refinements of Classical Architecture: Curvature, Lothar Haselberger, ed., Philadelphia, 1999, pp. 283-288.

D. G. Romano and N. L. Stapp, “Piecing Together the City and Territory of Roman Corinth,” Archaeological Computing Newsletter, 52, Winter 1998, pp. 1-7.

D. G. Romano, “Planning the Forum in Roman Corinth,” abstract, American Journal of Archaeology 102, 1998, p. 377.

D. G. Romano, “GIS Based Analysis of Ancient Land Division in the Corinthia, Greece” in COST ACTION G2, Paysages Antiques et Structures Rurales, The Use of Geographic Information Systems in the Study of Ancient Landscapes and Features Related to Ancient Land Use, John Peterson, ed., European Commission, Brussels, 1998, pp. 21-30.

D. G. Romano, “The Corinth Computer Project: Reconstructing the City Plan and Landscape of Roman Corinth,” in Archaeological Applications of GIS, Proceedings of Colloquium II, UISPP XIII Congress, Forli, Italy, September 1996, Ian Johnson and MacLaren North, eds., Sydney University Archaeological Methods Series 5.

D. G. Romano and O. Tolba, “Remote Sensing and GIS in the Study of Roman Centuriation in the Corinthia, Greece,” Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, 1995, Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia, Leiden University, pp. 457-463.

D. G. Romano and O. Tolba, “Remote Sensing, GIS and electronic surveying: reconstructing the city plan and landscape of Roman Corinth,” Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 1994, eds., Jeremy Huggett and Nick Ryan, BAR International Series 600, 1995, pp. 163-174.

D.G. Romano, "Greek Land Division and Planning at Corinth," abstract, AJA 98, 1994, p. 296.

D.G. Romano, "Post 146 B.C. Land Use in Corinth and Early Planning of the Roman Colony, 44 B.C.., in The Corinthia in the Roman Period, edited by Timothy E. Gregory, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement No. 8 (1993), pp. 9-31.

D.G. Romano and B.C. Schoenbrun, "A Computer Architectural and Topographical Survey of Ancient Corinth," The Journal of Field Archaeology 20, 2 (1993) pp. 177-190.

“Computerized Survey Underway: Corinth Computer Project,” American School of Classical Studies at Athens Newsletter, Spring 1990, No. 25, pp. 10-11.

“The Athena Polias Project/The Corinth Computer Project: Computer Mapping and City Planning in the Ancient World,” Academic Computing, March 1989, pp. 28 ff.

World Wide Web site, Corinth Computer Project, second release, ““, 1999.

World Wide Web site: Corinth Computer Project, first release,, 1995 (site deactivated).

Mt. Lykaion

D. G. Romano and M. E. Voyatzis, "Sanctuaries of Zeus: Mt. Lykaion and Olympia in the Early Iron Age," Hesperia 90, 2021, pp. 1-25.

D. G. Romano, "The Organization, Planning and Architectural Design of the Sanctuary of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion, Arcadia," in Listening to the Stones, Essays on Architecture and Function in Ancient Greek Sanctuaries in Honour of Richard Alan Tomlinson, E. C. Partida and B. Schmidt-Dounas, eds., Archaeopress Archaeology, Oxford, 2019, pp. 98-108.

D. G. Romano, "Mt. Lykaion as the Arcadian Birthplace of Zeus," in Nature-Myth-Religion in Ancient Greece, T. S. Sheer, ed., Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019, pp. 219-240.

D. G. Romano and M. E. Voyatzis, "Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, Part 2, The Lower Sanctuary," Hesperia 84, 2015, pp. 207-276.

D. G. Romano and M. E. Voyatzis, "Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, Part 1, The Upper Sanctuary," Hesperia 83, 2014, pp. 569-652.

B. M. Starkovich, G. W. L. Hodgins, M. E. Voyatzis and D. G. Romano, “Dating Gods: Radiocarbon Dates from the Sanctuary of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion (Arcadia, Greece),” Proceedings of the 21st International Radiocarbon Conference, ed. by A. J. T. Jull and C. Hatte’, Radiocarbon, 55, 2013, pp. 501-513.

D. G. Romano and M. E. Voyatzis, “Excavating at the Birthplace of Zeus”, Expedition, vol. 52, 2010, pp. 9-21.

D. G. Romano, “Cult Digs. The Sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Lykaion”, Current World Archaeology 30, August/September 2008, pp. 42 – 48.

D. G. Romano and M. E. Voyatzis, “Excavations at Mt. Lykaion Underway,” Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Fall 2006, pp. 11, 26.

D. G. Romano, “A New Topographical and Architectural Survey of the Sanctuary of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion,” in Ancient Arcadia (Papers from the third International Seminar on Ancient Arcadia, held at the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 7-10 (May 2002) Erik Østby (ed.) Athens, 2006, pp. 381-396.


D.G. Romano, “True Heroes and Dishonourable Victors at Olympia,” in Thinking the Olympics, The Classical Tradition and the Modern Games, B. Goff and M. Simpson, eds., Bristol Classical Press, London, 2011, pp. 40-56.

D.G. Romano, “Judges and Judging at the Ancient Olympic Games,” in Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games, G.P. Schaus and S.W. Wenn, eds., Canadian Institute in Athens #5, Wilfred Laurier Press, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2007, pp. 95-114.

D.G. Romano, “Multiple Victors at Olympia: Images, Portraits and Icons,” in The Olympic Games in Antiquity, Atrapos Press, M.A. Kaila, G. Thill, H. Theodoropoulou, Y. Xanthacou, eds., Athens, 2004, pp. 94-133.

D.G. Romano, “When the Games Began: Sport, Religion and Politics Converged in Ancient Olympia,” Archaeology Odyssey, July/August 2004

D.G. Romano, Guest Editor, Expedition, 27, 2 (1985), 'Exploring 5000 Years of Athletics’.

D.G. Romano, "The Road to Olympia – 300 B.C.,” The New York Times, May 6, 1984, Views of Sport, p.2S.

Review of Olympia, 2800 Years of Athletic Games: From Ancient Greece to the Modern Revival, Finatec Multimedia, Athens, in Archaeology 53, 2, March/April 2000, p. 89.

Review of James R. McCredie, et al., The Rotunda of Arsinoe, Samothrace, Excavations conducted by the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Vol. 7, Princeton (1992) in The Classical World, 89, 3 (1996), pp. 236-237.

Review of Stephen G. Miller, Arete, Greek Sports from Ancient Sources, Second Edition, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 4.2.7 (1993), pp. 106-110.

Review of Jeanette Greenfield, The Return of Cultural Treasures, Cambridge University Press, New York (1989) in The Classical World, 85, 1991, pp. 136-137.

Review of Wendy J. Raschke, ed., The Archaeology of the Olympics, The Olympic and Other Festivals of Antiquity, University of Wisconsin Press (1988) in The Classical World, 83, 1990, pp. 363-364.

Review of J.J. Pollit, Art in the Hellenistic Age, University of Cambridge Press (1986) in Classical Outlook, 65, 4, May-June 1988.


In collaboration with Lothar Haselberger, Mapping Augustan Rome, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 50, Portsmouth, R.I., 2002

D.G. Romano, “The Orientation of Towns and Centuriation,” in A Companion the Archaeology of the Roman Republic, ed., J. D. Evans, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013, pp. 253-267.

With N.L. Stapp and M. Davison, “Mapping Augustan Rome: towards the digital successor,” in Imaging Ancient Rome: Documentation – Visualization – Imagination, L. Haselberger and J. Humphrey, eds., Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 61, 2006, pp. 271-282.

With Nicholas L. Stapp and Andrew Gallia, “Making the Map” in L. Haselberger with D.G. Romano, E.A. Dumser, ed., Mapping Augustan Rome, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 50, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 2002, pp. 29-39.


With Donald White, Keith DeVries, Irene Bald Romano and Yelena Stolyarik, The Ancient Greek World, The Rodney S. Young Gallery, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, 1995.“

With Irene Bald Romano, “Catalogue of the Classical Collections of the Glencairn Museum“, Bryn Athyn, Pa. 1999.

With Mary E. Voyatzis, “Preserving Ancient Arcadian Heritage: Proposal for an Archaeological Park,” Paysage et Religion, Melanges offerts a Madeleine Jost, Carlier, P. et Lerouge-Cohen, C., ed., Paris, in press, 2010, pp. 41-54.

With Mary E. Voyatzis et. al., The Parrhasian Heritage Park of the Peloponnesos, Philadelphia, 2010.

“The Archaeology of Mathematics in an Ancient Greek City,” in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics, Eleanor Robson and Jacqueline Stedall, eds., Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 229-252.

“Minoan Surveyors and Town Planning at Gournia,” METRON, 9th International Aegean Conference, Yale University, Aegaeum 25, K. Foster and R. Laffineur, eds., September 2003 pp. 247-256, figs. XLVIII-L.

With Douglas Arbitter, Osama Tolba, Nicholas L. Stapp, and Andrew Insua, “The Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in the Study of Minoan Town Planning at Gournia,” CAA 2002 Proceedings, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference, Heraklion, Crete, 2003, pp. 155-160.

“Une étude topographique informatisée: centuriations de Corinthe et aménagement du territoire,” in Atlas Historique des cadastres d’Europe II, Commission européenne, Action COST G2, Paysages anciens et structures rurales, Luxembourg, 2002, 4T.

“Stadium” entry in Dictionary of Art, Macmillan Publishers Limited, London, 1999.

With Chris Rorres, “Finding the Center of a Circular Starting Line in an Ancient Greek Stadium,” Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Review, 39, 4, pp. 745-754.

With P. G. Warden, “The Course of Glory: Greek Art in a Roman Context at the Villa of the Papyri (Herculaneum), Art History 17 (1994) pp. 224-250.

“Philip of Macedon, Alexander the Great and the Ancient Olympic Games,” The World of Philip and Alexander, The University Museum, 1990, pp. 61-79.

With Irene Bald Romano and Lisa Stigelman, Greece and Rome: The Classical World, Exhibit catalogue from the Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn, Pa., March 1986.

“Introduction” pp. 3-5, and “Boycotts, Bribes and Fines: The Ancient Olympic Games,” pp. 10-21, Expedition 27, 2 (1985).

“The Panathenaic Stadium and Theater of Lykourgos: A Re-examination of the Facilities on the Pnyx Hill,” American Journal of Archaeology 89 (1985) pp. 441-454.

“Today’s Olympics: Old Problems?,” The Summer Pennsylvanian, May 31, 1984, p. 3.

With V.C. Pigott, “A Bronze Siren Cauldron Attachment from Bryn Athyn,” MASCA Journal 2 (1983) pp. 124-129.

“The Ancient Stadium: Athletes and Arete,” The Ancient World 7 (1983) pp. 9-16.

“The Stadium of Eumenes II at Pergamon,” American Journal of Archaeology 86 (1982) pp. 586-589.

“The Origins and Evolution of the Ancient Greek Stadium,” American School of Classical Studies at Athens Newsletter, Fall 1981, p. 19.

The Stadia of the Peloponnesos, Ph. D. Dissertation in Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, 1981.

“An Early Stadium at Nemea,” Hesperia 46 (1977) pp. 27-31.

“Culture and Tradition: The Ancient Olympic Games,” commissioned article written for the Salt Lake City Organizing Committee of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games,, 2002. (Current location:

World Wide Web site, The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games,, 1997. (Current location:

Editor-in-Chief, (with Umberto Moscatelli) Evolutions, Journal of Landscape Dynamics,, 1996. (Current location:

Greed, Bribes and Scandals, educational audio tape, Institute of Mediterranean Studies, Getzel M. Cohen, Executive Producer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1999.

The Ancient Olympics: Athletes, Games and Heroes, educational video, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio. Executive Producer, Getzel M. Cohen.

Review of Stephen Miller, Ancient Greek Athletics, Yale University Press (2004) in American Journal of Archaeology, 110, 4, October 2006, pp. G73-74.

Review of Barry Cunliffe, The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Great, Walker Publishing Company, New York (2002) in Expedition, Vol. 46, 2004, p.45.

Review of Panos Valavanis, Hysplex: The Starting Mechanism in Ancient Stadia: A Contribution to Ancient Technology, University of California Press (1999) in American Journal of Archaeology, 105, 2, April 2001, pp. 353-354.