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Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets from Mar 21, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 22, 2017 05:00 PM Faculty of Classics,
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.
Getting Up Close and Personal in Herculaneum: A Story of Sewers and Corpses Mar 16, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA,
Cambridge Science Festival talk by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Mar 16, 2017 from 06:05 PM to 08:00 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Literature Seminar Mar 15, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Aaron Kachuck: Virgil's Greco-Roman horse
Linguistics Seminar Mar 15, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Sonja Dahlgren (Helsinki): The impact of Coptic phonology on Greek misspelling in Egypt
Classical Reception Seminar Mar 14, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Richard Thomas (Harvard University) Why Bob Dylan Matters: Becoming a Classic
Ancient History Seminar Mar 13, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Economy: Manuela Dal Borgo & Alessandro Launaro
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Mar 09, 2017 from 06:05 PM to 08:00 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Philological Society Mar 09, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Dr Sebastian Matzner: be|long|ing: rhetorics of philhellenism
Literature Seminar Mar 08, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Emily Kneebone Saturation and supplementation: Homer and imperial Greek literature
Archaeology Seminar Mar 07, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Dr Snežana Golubović and Dr Nemanja Mrđić with Prof Miomir Korać (Archaeological Institute, Belgrade): Viminacium (Moesia Superior): the legionary fortress, city and cemeteries
Ancient History Seminar Mar 06, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Mario Adamo (Cambridge): Peasants as surveyors: economic views of land in the late Roman republic
The B Club Mar 06, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 1.11,
Ellisif Wasmuth (St John’s College, Oxford), 'Smoke and mirrors in Alcibiades I’
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Mar 02, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Literature Seminar Mar 01, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Aaron Pelttari (University of Edinburgh): The classical and contemporary models of some late antique Latin poets
Linguistics Seminar Mar 01, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11,
Gilles van Heems (Lyon): The Etruscans about the Etruscan language. An inquiry about reforms of writing and linguistic systems in the Etruscan world (VIIth-Ist c. BC)
Classical Reception Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room G.21,
Dr Anthony Hirst: Antony and Cleopatra in Cavafy
Archaeology Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Tamara Saggini (University of Geneva & visiting student, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge): Eretria at the Turn of the Archaic and Classical Periods. Evidence from a New ‘Perserschutt’ Pit
Mycenaean Seminar Feb 28, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Silvia Ferrara (Rome/Oxford): Reading Cypro-Minoan? A pyramid of names (step 1)
Ancient History Seminar Feb 27, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM
Empire: Kathryn Stevens & Christopher Kelly
The B Club Feb 27, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM 1.11,
Bernard Collette (Université Laval), 'The right to do what one wants: Ancient Democratic freedom in Plato and the Stoics’
Ancient Philosophy Seminar Feb 23, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 07:15 PM 1.11,
Aristotle's Rhetoric Book I
Literature Seminar Feb 22, 2017 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Bram van der Velden: Ancient grammarians on ambiguity in Virgil
Mycenaean Seminar CANCELLED Feb 22, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dr Lambros Malafouris had to cancel today’s lecture - with apologies.
Archaeology Seminar Feb 21, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04,
Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (Faculty of Classics, Cambridge): Beyond the grid? Rethinking the impact of the ancient city
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

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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.

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