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Casting Off Shadows: Hellenistic Poetry Beyond Callimachean Aesthetics from Sep 01, 2016 01:00 PM to Sep 03, 2016 01:30 PM Room G.21,
Family Tour Aug 19, 2016 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Family tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology.
Meet the Greeks Aug 17, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Crafts, hands-on activities and a trail for children to learn more about the ancient Olympic Games.
Drink and Draw Aug 12, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
After-hours sketching for adults.
Museum Marvellous Medicine Aug 11, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Crafts, hands-on activities and a trail for children to learn about ancient medicine.
Aesop's Forest: the Scared Lion Aug 09, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Storytelling for ages 3-5, based on Aesop's Fables.
Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That! Aug 09, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Storytelling for ages 3-5, based on Aesop's Fables.
Meet the Romans Aug 03, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
An afternoon of crafts, hands-on activities and a trail for children to learn more about the ancient Romans.
Family Tour Jul 29, 2016 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Family tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology
Aesop's Forest: the Scared Lion Jul 27, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Storytelling for ages 3-5, based on Aesop's Fables.
Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That! Jul 27, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Storytelling for ages 3-5, based on Aesop's Fables.
Literature Seminar May 31, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics,
Adam Goldwyn (North Dakota State): Myth, Misogyny, and Magic: Mansplaining Medea in the Middle Ages
Literature Seminar May 30, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04, Classics Faculty,
Peter Struck (University of Pennsylvania): A Cognitive Approach to Divination in Antiquity
JH Gray Lecture May 26, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Professor Emma Dench (Harvard University): Weapons of the not so weak
JH Gray Seminar May 25, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics,
Professor Emma Dench (Harvard University): Roman imperial change as conversion narrative
JH Gray Lecture May 24, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics,
Professor Emma Dench (Harvard University): Reproducing Roman power
Take a Break! *Breathe and Bubble Wrap* May 20, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
Philosophy Seminar May 19, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.11, Classics Faculty,
Robert Wardy: 'Do nothing 'till you hear from me'
Carandini Lecture May 19, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM G21, Faculty of Classics,
Archaeology as the key to urban context. Leafing through the new edition of the “Atlas of ancient Rome” by Professor Andrea Carandini
Literature Seminar May 18, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04, Classics Faculty,
Tom Mackenzie: 'Soul Music': physical psychology and poetics in Empedocles
Philology Seminar May 18, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.11, Classics Faculty,
Katherine McDonald: Venetic
B Club May 16, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Leonid Zhmud (Durham and St Petersburg): What is Pythagorean in the pseudo-Pythagorean literature?
Take a Break! *Colour and Craft Edition* May 13, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
Philosophy Seminar May 12, 2016 from 06:05 PM to 07:35 PM Room 1.11, Classics Faculty,
Gábor Betegh: Cosmic and human cognition in the Timaeus
Museum Tour: Of Gods and Men May 12, 2016 from 01:10 PM to 01:50 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Cities and Sanctuaries in Archaic Greece, with Michael Loy
Literature Seminar May 11, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04, Classics Faculty,
Henry Spelman: Event and Artefact: lyric, the Homeric Hymn to Apollo, and early Greek literary history
Philology Seminar May 11, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.11, Classics Faculty,
Katherine McDonald: Venetic
Literature Seminar May 10, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics,
Rebecca Lämmle: Coming down with the Classics. A case report (Aristophanes, Lucian, Wieland et al.)
Drink and Draw May 06, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology,
Late-night opening: sketch the casts after-hours with a glass of wine.
Take a Break! *Board Games Edition* May 06, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,

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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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