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Vergil Week Continuous Reading Happening All Day, April 23

Listen to and join in the virtual reading by following the link below! […Read more]

Classics Department 2015 Award Recipients

The Department of Classics would like to congratulate the following majors, minors and graduate students for receiving the 2015 departmental awards!

Alexander’s Lieutenant:The Secret Behind the Conqueror’s Success

Friday, April 10, 4pm in Mather House 100
Alexander the Great’s character and exploits have captured imaginations for thousands of years, and his reputation all but blinds the sun. David Grzybowski, a graduate student in Classics and World Literature, will present research on Parmenio, Alexander’s chief general and argue that much of Alexander’s military success can in fact be attributed to the brilliance of his lieutenant rather than to his own.
David Grzybowski is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in World Literature and a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Latin and Greek. […Read more]

The Afterlives of Sculptures in Ancient Greece

The Julius Fund Lecture in Ancient Art will be given by Dr. Rachel Kousser, Professor of Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology at Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. The lecture will take place on Friday April 10 at 5:30pm in Clark Hall Room 309.