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Sometimes all that glitters is gold Oct 10, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.19,
Jack Davis and Sharon Stocker (University of Cincinnati): Sometimes all that glitters is gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos (Archaeology Seminar)
Mycenaean Seminar Oct 12, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Sarah Finlayson: The archaeological and historical context of Linear A Anna Judson: The nature and structure of the script and the organisation of the documents
Literature Seminar Oct 12, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Daniel Selden (University of California, Santa Cruz): Kallimakhos and the Hymns to Isis at Philae
Ancient History Seminar Oct 17, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Thucydides: introduced by Paul Millett. Read Thucydides 1.1–23; 2.34-46, 59-65; 4.102–7, 5.26, 84–106
Archaeology Seminar Oct 18, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Anja Slawisch (University of Cambridge): Death in Panormos: preliminary results of the excavations at the Archaic necropolis of Panormos-Mavisehir (Turkey)
Pitch Perfect: the Sound of the Aulos, with Barnaby Brown Oct 18, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
After hours event in the Museum of Classical Archaeology to experience ancient music first hand.
Statues, Stories and Stillness Oct 19, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 02:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Early years event exploring movement
Mycenaean Seminar Oct 19, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Roeland Decorte: Linear A, Cretan Hieroglyphic and the Arkhanes Script – a re-evaluation Philippa Steele: Linear A and Cypro-Minoan: the context of writing
Literature Seminar Oct 19, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Maya Feile Tomes (Cambridge): Africa meets America: on Carthage and the Torrid Zone
A Journey to the End of the Earth and the Bottom of the Sea Oct 20, 2016 from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.19,
Discover the world of the 'Alexander Romance' with Dr Patrick James
A Taste of Latin Oct 22, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room R.01,
Latin taster session with Dr Charlie Weiss
Big Saturday at the Museum of Classical Archaeology Oct 22, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
An afternoon of family fun, with special excerpts from the 2016 Cambridge Greek Play
Climbing the Greasy Pole in Ancient Rome Oct 22, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.19,
Learn about the secrets of Ancient Roman social mobility from Dr Jerry Toner
Ancient History Seminar Oct 24, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Polybius: introduced by Ben Raynor Read Polybius 1. 1–4,14–15, 35; 2. 35, 56; 3.4, 22–8, 33, 47–8, 58–9; 4.2; 7.9; 9.25; 10.15; 12. 3–28; 31.23–25; 36.1; 38.19–22.
Happy Families? Oct 25, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Family event run in conjunction with the Cambridge Greek Play.
Archaeology Seminar Oct 25, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Hariclia Brecoulaki (National Hellenic Research Foundation): Minding the gap: Surviving works and lost masterpieces of ancient Greek painting
Literature Seminar Oct 26, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Elena Giusti (Cambridge): Plautus’ Poenulus and the Mirror of the Enemy
Strike a Pose Oct 27, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Drawing workshop in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, with staff and students from Rowan
The B Club Oct 31, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Matthew Duncombe (Nottingham): Relative concepts
Ancient History Seminar Oct 31, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Dionysius: introduced by Franco Basso Read Dionysius Roman Antiquities 1.1–8, On Thucydides and Letter to Pompeius Geminus
Archaeology Seminar Nov 01, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
James Cahill (University of Cambridge): Classical plaster casts: The contemporary artistic context
Mycenaean Seminar Nov 02, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Ester Salgarella: De-structuring and re-structuring Linear A Torsten Meißner: The Minoan Language
Literature Seminar Nov 02, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Andrew Feldherr (Princeton): Landscapes of Virtue: Africa in Sallust’s Jugurtha
Ancient History Seminar Nov 07, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Josephus: introduced by Rebecca Flemming Read Josephus Jewish Wars 1.1–16. Jewish Antiquities 1.1–3.
Archaeology Seminar Nov 08, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Mario Torelli (Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei): A struggle among ancestral gods: The sanctuary of Inuus near Ardea
Literature Seminar Nov 09, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Ian Rutherford (Reading): Pindar on the Sources of the Nile
The B Club Nov 14, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Raphael Woolf (KCL): Philosophy and Death in Cicero's Letters to Atticus
Ancient History Seminar Nov 14, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Livy: introduced by John Patterson Read Preface, 4.20; 6.1; 8.40; 9.2–3.21.1; 39.8–18; 43.13.
Archaeology Seminar Nov 15, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Michael Lindblom (Uppsala University): Malthi revisited. The (mis)fortunes of a fortified Bronze Age settlement
Literature Seminar Nov 16, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Rowan Williams (Cambridge): St Augustine as an African Author

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New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk by Monday 3 October.

Temporary University Lectureships in Classics (Ancient History)

Aug 31, 2016

Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

Vacancy - Research Associate (Archaeology)

Aug 30, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate (Archaeology) from 01 November 2016. For more information and details on how to apply, please see the Jobs & Vacancies page.

Celebrating Cambridge Classics

Aug 19, 2016

Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, on Friday 14 October at 5pm in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site. This begins a weekend of Classics celebrations including the Greek Play and a Symposium on Greek Drama at Newnham College.

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