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Marvellous Monsters and Where to Find Them Apr 16, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
A family event to discover weird and wonderful creatures around the Museum.
The Adventures of Hercules Apr 10, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
A storytelling adventure for ages 3-6.
Philological Society Seminar - 'Dejando a Italia en mucha parte? The poetics of the early modern New World' Mar 14, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.02,
Dr Maya Feile Tomes - 'Dejando a Italia en mucha parte? The poetics of the early modern New World'
Discovering Generation in Ancient Greece Mar 13, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Room G.19, Faculty of Classics,
Literature seminar - Thucydides and Homeric Scholarship Mar 13, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
Tim Rood Thucydides and Homeric Scholarship
Classical Archaeology Seminar - Regional Town Systems in Roman Italy: investigating the Central Adriatic area Mar 12, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.04,
Frank Vermeulen (Ghent) - Regional Town Systems in Roman Italy: investigating the Central Adriatic area
Ancient History Research Seminar- Themistius and Theodosius: Rhetoric and Religion in Late Antique Constantinople Mar 11, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Ben Kybett (Cambridge) - Themistius and Theodosius: Rhetoric and Religion in Late Antique Constantinople
Classical Reception Seminar - 'The mythic method. Subversive classicism in Giorgio de Chirico and British painting of the late 1920s' Mar 07, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM G.21, Faculty of Classics,
Sofia Greaves (Cambridge) - Classical Reception Seminar - 'The mythic method. Subversive classicism in Giorgio de Chirico and British painting of the late 1920s'
Mycenaean Seminar - Seals and Signs. The Origins of Writing in the Aegean and Anatolia Mar 07, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 05:45 PM Room G.21,
Willemijn Waal Seals and Signs. The Origins of Writing in the Aegean and Anatolia
Literature seminar with speaker Barney Taylor Mar 06, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
Title TBC
Philology and Linguistics Seminar - A Roman 'folk model' of courage: animus and metaphor Mar 06, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.11,
Bill Short - A Roman 'folk model' of courage: animus and metaphor
Classical Archaeology Seminar - Ideals of the ancient city. The intersect of archaeology and urban planning in Italy, 1860 - 1914 Mar 05, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.04,
Sofia Greaves (Cambridge) - Ideals of the ancient city. The intersect of archaeology and urban planning in Italy, 1860 - 1914
Ancient History Research Seminar- How History Lost its Innocence Mar 04, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Peter Martin (Cambridge) - How History Lost its Innocence
Literature Seminar - Ghosting Tacitus: Pliny and the Histories Feb 27, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
Chris Whitton Ghosting Tacitus: Pliny and the Histories
Ancient History Research Seminar- Xenophon, Democracy and Law Feb 25, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Flo Kipps (Cambridge) - Xenophon, Democracy and Law
The B Club - Practical Reasoning and Participation in Plato’s Timaeus Feb 25, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM Room 1.11,
Klaus Corcilius (Tubingen) - Practical Reasoning and Participation in Plato’s Timaeus
Philological Society Seminar - The Bastards of Cynosarges and the Invention of Virtue Feb 21, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Boys Smith Room - Fisher Building - St John's College,
Professor Time Whitmarsh The Bastards of Cynosarges and the Invention of Virtue
Literature Seminar - Horace, Odes 1.2 Feb 20, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
Tony Woodman - Horace, Odes 1.2
Twilight at the Museums Feb 20, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
Mycenaean Seminar - Reading Cretan Hieroglyphic Inscriptions on Seals Feb 20, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 05:45 PM Room 1.11,
Matilde Civitillo - Reading Cretan Hieroglyphic Inscriptions on Seals
Classical Archaeology Seminar - From Garamantes to Gaetuli, peoples of the ancient Sahara in Libya and Morocco Feb 19, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.04,
David Mattingly (Leicester) - From Garamantes to Gaetuli, peoples of the ancient Sahara in Libya and Morocco
Ancient History Research Seminar- A New Chronology of Memoria Artificiosa Feb 18, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Joe Grimwade (Cambridge) - A New Chronology of Memoria Artificiosa
Disability-friendly Opening for Families Feb 18, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery,
A relaxed morning opening especially for children with sensory sensitivities along with their families, siblings and carers.
Literature Seminar with speakers Philip Hardie and Aaron Kachuck Feb 13, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
"Horace, Odes 4.2 and Imitations" with Philip Hardie and "Horace, Odes 4.11 and Birthdays" with Aaron Kachuck.
Classical Archaeology Seminar - Bones and social dynamics in Mycenaean Achaea: the Late Halladic cemetery of Voudeni Feb 12, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.04,
Ioanna Moutafi (Cambridge) - Bones and social dynamics in Mycenaean Achaea: the Late Halladic cemetery of Voudeni
Ancient History Research Seminar- Who Can Save the City? The Importance of the Polis in Late Antique Religious Polemic Feb 11, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Tom Langley (Cambridge) - Who Can Save the City? The Importance of the Polis in Late Antique Religious Polemic
The B Club - What kind of digression is the digression of the Theaetetus? Feb 11, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM Room 1.11,
Thomas Benatouil (Lille) - What kind of digression is the digression of the Theaetetus?
Literature Seminar - Carpamus Dulcia: Exceprts of carpe diem Feb 06, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room 1.04,
Teresa Roeger and Robert Rohland - Carpamus Dulcia: Exceprts of carpe diem
Philology and Linguistics Seminar - Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences Feb 06, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 06:00 PM Room 1.11,
Maria José Estaran- Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences
Ancient History Research Seminar- Women and the Ancient Economy: Towards a Feminist Economic History of the Ancient Greek World Feb 04, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM Room G.21,
Claire Taylor (Madison- Wisconsin) - Women and the Ancient Economy: Towards a Feminist Economic History of the Ancient Greek World

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Museum Closure on Mondays

Mar 20, 2019

The Museum of Classical Archaeology will close on Mondays, beginning Monday 29 April 2019.

J. Paul Getty Medal

Jan 25, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to report that Mary Beard has been named as one of this year's recipients of the J. Paul Getty Medal. See weblink for further information.

Rebecca Flemming co-edits 'field defining' new book

Dec 11, 2018

This book 'is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.'

Ingo Gildenhard and John Henderson's new publication

Dec 11, 2018

The new course book on Virgil, Aeneid 11 (Pallas & Camilla) includes Latin text, study aids with vocabulary, and commentary.

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