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Read more at: Colour and Texture: Making Your Own Ancient Greek Temple (Cambridge Festival)

Colour and Texture: Making Your Own Ancient Greek Temple (Cambridge Festival)

Friday, 26 March, 2021 - 12:00 to Sunday, 4 April, 2021 - 12:00

Do you know how colourful the ancient world was? In this activity, ideal for children and families, the Education Coordinator at the Museum of Classical Archaeology will show you how to draw a simplified Ancient Greek Temple and decorate it. All you need to do is follow the step-by-step instructions in our fun...


Read more at: Curator's Tour: Casting Light on Classical Sculpture (Cambridge Festival)

Curator's Tour: Casting Light on Classical Sculpture (Cambridge Festival)

Sunday, 28 March, 2021 - 00:00 to Saturday, 3 April, 2021 - 00:00

Join Curator Dr Susanne Turner on this virtual tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology's Cast Gallery. The Museum houses a rather unusual exception: instead of original statues, the Cast Gallery is packed with more than 600 historical plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculptures. But why do we have all these replicas...


Read more at: Dreams and Fragments: Manifestations of Classical Literature in Modern Poetry (Cambridge Festival)

Dreams and Fragments: Manifestations of Classical Literature in Modern Poetry (Cambridge Festival)

Saturday, 27 March, 2021 - 18:00 to Sunday, 4 April, 2021 - 12:00

How and why does classical antiquity live on in us and in our worlds? Join the Museum of Classical Archaeology online for poetry readings by Lesley Saunders and Josephine Balmer, framed by the evocative surroundings of our gallery of classical casts. Their performance responds to the idea expressed by the classical scholar...


Latest news

VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships

20 May 2024

We invite applications for two funded VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships, with a deadline of 30th June 2024. For further details please follow this link.

Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA 1937-2024

19 May 2024

The Faculty is saddened by news of the death of Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA FSA. He had been a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College since 1963 where he was a college lecture in Classics and Director of Studies for many years.

Language Teaching Associate

17 May 2024

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Fixed Term Teaching Associate from 01 September 2024 until 31 August 2026 (0.6 FTE). The teaching will principally involve intensive reading classes in Greek and Latin for students without A level qualification or equivalent at entry. For more details see here. CLOSING DATE...

New appointment in Latin literature

15 May 2024

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Elena Giusti as a new Assistant Professor of Latin literature. She will join the Faculty in the new academic year. Elena will be joining from the University of Warwick, where she is currently Associate Professor of Latin . She works broadly on Roman literature and...