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Alyson Melzer, edited by David Stuttard
May 2019
Ajax is perhaps the earliest of Sophocles' tragedies, yet the issues at its heart remain profoundly resonant today. Set in the Greek encampment...
Andrew Devine, Laurence D. Stephens
February 2019
Latin is often described as a free word order language, but in general each word order encodes a particular information structure: in that sense,...
, Susan Treggiari
January 2019
Susan Treggiari's new book focuses on a key female figure in Roman history, shining new light on the place of women in late Republican society and...
December 2018
This volume brings together scholars of Mediterranean archaeology, ancient history, and complexity science to advance theoretical approaches and...
November 2018
2018 annual department newsletter featuring faculty/student news, commencement, and a feature on Tragedy in the Argolid.
 
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...
November 2018
Article by Adrienne Mayor published in History Today, Volume 68, Issue 11
"Autocrats have deployed automatons as weapons since antiquity, not just in...
October 2018
The dense maritime material record off SE Sicily offers a vibrant testimony to millennia of cultural interaction between west and east, south and...
October 2018
"Those who warn about the potential dangers and unintended consequences of artificial intelligence and machine learning are right to invoke Pandora...
, 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...
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...
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...
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...

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