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May 2015
Excerpted from Princeton UP:
Ober argues that Greece’s rise was no miracle but rather the result of political breakthroughs and economic development...
January 2015
Identifies and seeks to explain similarities and differences in the character of the largest ancient empires.
Brings together separate areas of...
December 2014
2014 annual department newsletter featuring faculty/student news, Classics in Digital Age, SCIT, conferences, commencement, and other topics.
November 2014
Article written by Adrienne Mayor in the LA Times published on November 29, 2014.
 
Some 2,500 years ago, the Greeks had a big Amazon moment. Read...
November 2014
The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was...
Grant Parker, James Osborne
November 2014
Monumentality is a human phenomenon that has occurred in nearly all times and places. Because of its ubiquity, monumentality is something that has...
July 2014
Amazons, fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world, were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles...
July 2014
In the course of two and a half centuries, the city-state of Rome rose from central Italian dominance to Mediterranean hegemony. Together with this...
June 2014
http://www.ancientnarrative.com/pdf/anvol11_07arthur-montagne.pdf
Grant Parker, Laura Jansen
May 2014
What is a paratext, and where can we find it in a Roman text? What kind of space does a paratext occupy, and how does this space relate to the text...
April 2014
From Farrar, Straus and Giroux : “War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing,” says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and...
December 2013
2013 annual departmental newsletter featuring conferences, our 1st annual Stanford Early Career Fellow, new faculty and scholars, and updates from...
July 2013
In the eighth century BCE, the relatively small and relatively simple Dark Age settlements of the Greek world start changing, as a demographic boom...
July 2013
This dissertation examines the relationship between associations and democracy in Classical Athens. It seeks to test some of the main hypotheses of...
July 2013
This dissertation engages in the current debate on whether there was more continuity or more discontinuity in Greece after the collapse of the...
June 2013
In recent years, the emergence of new theoretical perspectives such as post-structuralism, post-colonialism and feminism in the study of colonial...
June 2013
Why should Greek tragedy matter now? This book opens a dialogue between the tragic theatre in ancient Athens and the multiple performances of the...
May 2013
This volume is dedicated to an intriguing Platonic work, the Laws. Probably the last dialogue Plato wrote, the Laws represents the philosopher's most...

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