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Read more at: The Cambridge Greek Play 2019

The Cambridge Greek Play 2019

13 December 2017

The Cambridge Greek Play for 2019 has been announced.


Read more at: Local schools are inspired by Ovid
Local schools are inspired by Ovid

Local schools are inspired by Ovid

8 December 2017

A celebratory event for students who produced creative responses to tales from Ovid.


Read more at: Applications invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018

Applications invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018

16 November 2017

We are keen to support high quality applications that intersect with research already being undertaken or developed in the Classics Faculty.


Read more at: Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

8 November 2017

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics...


Read more at: Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

28 September 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.


Read more at: Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

22 September 2017

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:


Read more at: Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

12 September 2017

The Times newspaper reports on excavations this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, conducted by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge


Read more at: Intact Mycenaean burial discovered

Intact Mycenaean burial discovered

5 September 2017

A team jointly led by Dr Yannis Galanakis of the Faculty of Classics has discovered and excavated a monumental Mycenaean rock-cut chamber tomb, complete with intact grave goods, in central Greece.


Read more at: Interamna Lirenas goes LIVE!

Interamna Lirenas goes LIVE!

23 August 2017

Follow the students of the Faculty of Classics as they excavate the Roman theatre at Interamna Lirenas.


Read more at: Roman Britain

Roman Britain

7 August 2017

Faculty statement concerning ethnic diversity in Roman Britain


Latest news

Corbett Lecture 2021, “Sympathy and the Problem of Nature”

6 October 2021

Professor Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, will deliver this year’s Corbett Lecture in G19 on Thursday October 21 at 5.00 p.m.

Collaboration between the Faculty of Classics and the University of Ghana

20 October 2021

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Classics has established a collaborative link with the University of Ghana, generously funded by the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research fund. Developing new connections with Ghana promises to open up new possibilities for research and teaching, which will be beneficial for both...

SOUNDING ALDBOROUGH 2021 Episode 1

19 October 2021

The podcast for Aldborough Roman Town , written and presented by Dr Rose Ferraby, is now available. See the project page for more information .

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...