• 2018 Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • 2014 M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Hebrew and Semitic Studies
  • 2008 B.A., Macalester College, Classical Languages and Biology


  • Ancient Jewish Literature (Second Temple and Rabbinic)
  • Aramaic Language
  • The Other in Ancient Judaism
  • Roman Near East
  • Palmyra
  • Language Use in Greek and Roman Antiquity (Latin, Aramaic, Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, Punic)


Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Alexander the Great and the (Re)Making of Ages in 1 Maccabees and Daniel,” Biblische Notizen, accepted.
  • “R. Cleopatra? Constructions of an Egyptian Queen in the Babylonian Talmud,” Journal of Ancient Judaism2 (2022): 224-51.
  • “Language as Power: Aramaic at (and East of) Palmyra.” Pages 3-21 in Palmyra and the East, ed. Kenneth Lapatin and Rubina Raja; Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2022.
  • “The Terror of Time: The Festival of Dionysus and Saturnalia in Jewish Responses to Foreign Rule,” Journal for the Study of Judaism2 (2020): 1-28.
  • “Aesthetic of Empire: Material Presentation of Palmyrene Aramaic and Latin Bilingual Inscriptions,” Maarav1–2 (2019): 207–28, 274–75.
  • Eleonora Cussini, Maura K. Heyn, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho, “The Harvard Semitic Museum Palmyrene Collection,” BASOR 380 (2018): 231–46.
  • Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Catherine E. Bonesho, and Nathaniel E. Greene, “Divergent Script-Styles on a Single Palmyrene Monument: The Case of Berkshire 1903.7.3 (PAT 0670 and 0672),” KUSATU 23 (2018): 33–70.
  • Preston L. Atwood, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho, “A New Reading of PAT 0670 ( = CIS 4313),” KUSATU 23 (2018): 9–31.
  • Jeremy M. Hutton and Catherine E. Bonesho, “Interpreting Translation Techniques and Material Presentation in Bilingual Texts: Initial Methodological Reflections.” Pages 253-92 in Epigraphy, Philology, and the Hebrew Bible, ed. Jeremy M. Hutton and Aaron Rubin; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015.
  • Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Maura K. Heyn, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho, “Two Palmyrene Inscriptions in the Collection of the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA: PAT 0960 and 1773,” Maarav 20 (2013 [appeared 2016]): 135–161, 257–259.

Invited Essays

Book Reviews

Encyclopedia/Dictionary/Commentary Entries

  • “Jewish Festivals in the Book of Exodus,” HarperCollins Study Bible, 3rd Edition.
  • “Sabbath,” Bible Odyssey.
  • “Levi” and “Potiphar,” The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (Eric Orlin, Lisbeth Fried, Jennifer Wright Knust, Michael Pregill, and Michael Satlow, eds.; Routledge, 2015).

Pedagogy Publications



  • Introduction to Judaism (Jewish/Religion M10)
  • Medicine and Magic in Ancient Times (Ancient Near East 14W)
  • Angels, Demons, and the End of the World in Ancient Judaism (Jewish/Religion M155)
  • Early Judaism and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Jewish 170)


  • The Book of Daniel
  • The Book of Esther
  • Mid-Late Second Temple Jewish Literature
  • Aramaic and Empire (Ancient Dialects)
  • Aramaic at Elephantine and Qumran
  • Syriac