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Nov 6 2015
On Saturday, 31 October, Stanford Classics opened its doors to welcome 600 middle and high school students from around Northern California.  The day-long event was co-sponsored by Stanford Classics and the California Junior Classical League (CJCL).  A handful of current Stanford undergraduate and...
Nov 6 2015
Every winter, the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) holds a joint meeting with the Archaeological Institute of America. In addition to the presentation of individual papers and panels, features of the annual meeting include the Placement Service, for institutions advertising positions and...
Oct 26 2015
The Many Faces of Herod the Great by Adam Marshak (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.)  presents a new lens for understanding the powerful, notorious King Herod, ruler of ancient Judaea.
Aug 3 2015
What do monkeys and humans have in common? An innate sense of economic justice All primates value fairness of some kind.  Prof. Ian Morris explains how our sense of fairness and economic justice have evolved to where they are today. Continue reading
Jul 24 2015
DNA study pinpoints when the ancient Greeks colonized Sicily and Italy. [Quotes Walter Scheidel, professor of classics and of history, on estimating the size of the founding population of ancient Greeks in Magna Graecia.] Read more on Forbes, Thurs, 7/23/15