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November 2018
The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by MIT Robotics Lab, but by Hephaestus, the...
, Raleigh Browne, Sophia Furfine, eds.
June 2018

 
May 2018
Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors, the...
April 2018
This groundbreaking book provides the first comprehensive look at how the latest advances in the sciences are transforming our understanding of...
Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Edited by Stavros Frangoulidis / Stephen Harrison
March 2018
Inspired by Theodore Papanghelis’ Propertius: A Hellenistic Poet on Love and Death (1987), this collective volume brings together seventeen...
Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Edited by Tom Phillips and Armand D'Angour
March 2018
 
Examines the specific effects that musical accompaniment would have created in individual poems, opening up an understudied topic in contemporary...
March 2018

Building on numerous original close readings of works by Homer, Hesiod, and other ancient Greek poets, Richard P. Martin articulates a broad and...
January 2018
Well-known as a brilliant general and politician, Caesar also played a fundamental role in the formation of the Latin literary language and history...
December 2017
2017 annual department newsletter featuring faculty/student news,  commencement, and perspectives on the question "Why Classics?".
 
October 2017
This article bridges two divergent traditions in the study of Graeco-Roman shipwrecks: analysis of single well-explored sites and growing databases...
August 2017
How have ancient Greece and Rome intersected with South African histories? This book canvasses architecture, literature, visual arts and historical...
July 2017
What did democracy mean before liberalism? What are the consequences for our lives today? Combining history with political theory, this book restores...
June 2017
 
In ancient Greece the art of the Muses (mousike) combined word, music and dance; dance was a central component of cultural and of civic,...
March 2017
Authorship and Greek Song is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of authorship in the song culture of Ancient Greece. In this...
Giovanna Ceserani, Thea De Armond, Sarah C. Murray, Giorgio Caviglia, Nicole Coleman, Molly Taylor-Poleskey
March 2017
As published in the American Historical Review by Giovanna Ceserani, Giorgio Caviglia, Nicole Coleman, Thea De Armond, Sarah Murray, and Molly Taylor...
Giovanna Ceserani, Caroline Winterer, Dan Edelstein, Paula Findlen, Nicole Coleman
March 2017
As published in the American Historical Review by Dan Edelstein, Paula Findlen, Giovanna Ceserani, Caroline Winterer, and Nicole Coleman:
"What can a...
Walter Scheidel, John Bodel
January 2017


On Human Bondage—a critical reexamination of Orlando Patterson’s groundbreaking Slavery and Social Death—assesses how his theories have stood...
January 2017
Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the...
Leonardo Cazzadori, Stephen Sansom, Christian Mann, Sofie Remijsen, Sebastian Scharff
December 2016
This is the first book on athletics in the Hellenistic era, with 16 contributions covering a range of historical, archaeological and philological...

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