Michael Sommer (b.1970) studied history, classical philology, political science and Near Eastern archeology in Freiburg. He has taught and researched at the University of Oxford from 2002-2012, and at the University of Liverpool. Since 2012, he has been Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oldenburg.
- Syria. Geschichte einer zerstörten Welt
[Syria: History of a Destroyed World]
Klett-Cotta Verlag, Stuttgart 2016.