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Ancient History Seminar Feb 20, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Paul Christesen (Dartmouth): ‘Burial customs in Sparta from the geometric to the classical periods’
The B Club Feb 20, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 1.11,
Barnaby Taylor (Exeter College, Oxford), 'Common ground in De Rerum Natura'
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Feb 16, 2017 from 06:05 PM to 08:00 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Philological Society Feb 16, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Professor Jonas Grethlein: Narratological and psychological misreadings of Homer: the case of Penelope
Literature Seminar Feb 15, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Llewelyn Morgan (Brasenose College, Oxford): Aeneas, Servius and the flaminate
Twilight at the Museums Feb 15, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Archaeology Seminar Feb 14, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Caroline van Eck (Dept of History of Art, Cambridge): The Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris: Empire, style and agency
Ancient History Seminar Feb 13, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Sex: Alastair Blanshard & Caroline Vout
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Feb 09, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Literature Seminar Feb 08, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Adrian Kelly (Balliol College, Oxford): Analysing Homer, or why the world hates Oxford classicists
Linguistics Seminar Feb 08, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Giovanna Marotta (Pisa): Between phonology and sociophonetics: the feature of length in Latin
Archaeology Seminar Feb 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Javier Martínez Jiménez (Faculty of Classics, Cambridge): Casa Herrera: context and results from a late antique excavation in Mérida
Ancient History Seminar Feb 06, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Popular Culture: Andrew Wallace-Hadrill & Robin Osborne
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Feb 02, 2017 from 06:05 PM to 08:00 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Philological Society Feb 02, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Dr Robert Coates-Stephens: Statue museums in late antique Rome
Literature Seminar Feb 01, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Emily Gowers: Greeks or Trojans? Behind the scenes at Seneca's Declamations
Archaeology Seminar Jan 31, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Hector Orengo (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge): Romano-British transport network and the changing fortunes of interprovincial trade
Ancient History Seminar Jan 30, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Religion: Robin Osborne & Rebecca Flemming
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Jan 26, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Literature Seminar Jan 25, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Richard Hunter: Among the athetists
Ancient History Seminar Jan 23, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Politics: Kostas Vlassopoulos & Catherine Steel
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Jan 19, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Plato, Charmides Dec 01, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM
Literature Seminar Nov 30, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
John Morgan (Swansea): “It's All there in Black and White”: Ethiopia in the Greek Novel
Mycenaean Seminar Nov 30, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Experimental archaeology: Making Linear A tablets Reading Linear A texts
Ancient History Seminar Nov 28, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Lucian: introduced by Hannah Willey Read On how History ought to be written.
Plato, Charmides Nov 24, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM 1.11,
Literature Seminar Nov 23, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Luigi Prada (Oxford): “When the Greeks Will Resolve to Translate our Language into Theirs”: Graeco-Egyptian Cultural Interaction through the Mirror of Ancient Translations.
Ancient History Seminar Nov 21, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Tacitus: introduced by Chris Whitton Read Tacitus Germania, Histories 1.3, 5.1–13; Annals 1.61–2; 4.
The B Club Nov 21, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Nakul Krishna (Cambridge): Socratic Flirting: Self-knowledge and self-exposure in the Charmides and Theaetetus

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Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

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 in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk by Monday 3 October.

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