Tag Archives: ancient history

Avkat Archaeological Project Published

The volume on the Avkat Archaeological Project is now out: Haldon, J., Elton, H., and J. Newhard (eds.), Archaeology and Urban Settlement in Late Roman And Byzantine Anatolia. Euchaïta-Avkat-Beyözü and its Environment (Cambridge). Congrats to Dr. Newhard and the entire Avkat team!

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Classics Newsletter launches

The Department of Classics presents the inaugural issue of Nuntianda, its departmental newsletter.

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Andrew Alwine Publishes in TAPA

Check out Dr. Alwine’s newest publication in the Transactions of the American Philological Association: Alwine, Andrew T.”The Soul of Oligarchy: The Rule of the Few in Ancient Greece.” TAPA, vol. 148 no. 2, 2018, pp. 235-267. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/apa.2018.0010

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“Teaching Ancient Slavery in the South” – a blogpost by Dr. Flores

The most recent blogpost on the Society for Classical Studies webpage features Dr. Flores’ reflections on teaching ancient slavery in a space where the vestiges of more recent permutations are omnipresent. His course on ancient slavery will be taught this … Continue reading

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Gerrish Publishes on Julius Caesar

Congratulations to Dr. Gerrish: published in Classical World – new research on Julius Caesar: Gerrish, J. (2018). Heroic Resonances in Caesar, Bellum Gallicum 5. Classical World. 111.3: 351-370. doi: 10.1353/clw.2018.0022.

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Gerrish Publishes on Sallust

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Gerrish: published this spring in Histos – new research on Sallust: Gerrish, J. (2018). The Blessed Isles and Counterfactual History in Sallust. Histos 12: 49-70. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/2018AA02GerrishBlessedIsles.pdf

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Study Abroad in Greece 2018 Heads to Islands, Actium

From May 17 to June 15, Drs. Alwine and Flores will lead students on a study of the sites and scenes of ancient Greek civilization. Their travels will take them to expected places essential for any first-time experience (Delphi, Olympia, … Continue reading

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Gerrish Presents at International Conference

In early June, Dr. Jennifer Gerrish presented her recent work on Sallust (Sallust’s Spartacus and Historiography Under the Triumvirs) at the international conference “Spartacus: History and Tradition,” held at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. Congratulations, Dr. Gerrish!

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Alwine Presents Research at CAMWS

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Alwine, who presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South entitled, ‘Oligarchy in Ancient Greece.’ In his paper, Alwine argues for a re-evaluation of the term ‘oligarchy’ … Continue reading

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Classical Charleston 2017. Transformations: Perspectives in Roman History

On February 2-3 the sixth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the role the construction of history plays in the development of cultural identity. This year’s colloquium invites four leading voices in historiography to explore the trans/formative nature of Roman … Continue reading

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