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Classics is the interdisciplinary study of the ancient (1700 BCE-600 CE) Greek and Roman civilizations that gave subsequent European culture its distinctive character. The study of Greek and Roman antiquity includes: Greek and Latin language, literature, and linguistics; ancient philosophy; history; archaeology and art history; papyrology; epigraphy; and numismatics.
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Multi Nominis Grammaticus: Studies in Classical and Indo-European Linguistics in Honor of Alan J. Nussbaum on the Occasion of his Sixty-fifth Birthday
edited by Adam I. Cooper, Jeremy Rau, and Michael Weiss
In this volume, thirty internationally recognized scholars have come together to celebrate the work of the famous Indo-Europeanist Alan J. Nussbaum. The topics range widely from Nussbaum's favorite subject of Indo-European nominal morphology, especially in the Classical languages, to the historical grammars of Tocharian, the stylistics of the Rigveda, Aristophanean philology, and much more. Nussbaum's work is honored with contributions by such renowned experts as Heiner Eichner, Jay Jasanoff, Sergio Neri, Hayden Pelliccia, Richard Thomas, and Michael Weiss. A complete bibliography of Nussbaum's oeuvre is included.
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The Tragic Theater Course and the Classics Society of Cornell University present:
Trojan Women, by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, trans. by Frederick Ahl: A darkly humorous tragedy about the fall of Troy.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Admission is free but space is limited.
Reserve seats through Katie Cruz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Harvard-Cornell Expedition for the Archaeological Exploration of Ancient Sardis
The excavations at the site of Sardis in ancient Lydia cover a time span from about 1400 BCE to about 616 CE.
- Tuesday, April 7, 2015: Gregory S. Aldrete (University of Wisconsin)
- Friday, April 17, 2015: Rubina Raja (Aarhus University, Denmark)
- Sunday, April 19, 2015: Trojan Women performance at 7 PM in the Blackbox Theater in the Schwartz Center.
- Friday, April 24, 2015: David Creese (Newcastle University, United Kingdom)
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015: Michael Squire (King's College London) at 5:15 PM in the Wing Lecture Room at the Johnson Museum of Art
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015: Isabelle Bochet (Institut des Études Augustiniennes, Paris)
- Friday, May 1, 2015: Isabelle Bochet (Institut des Études Augustiniennes, Paris)
- Monday, May 4, 2015: Isabelle Bochet (Institut des Études Augustiniennes, Paris)
News and Announcements
- Congratulations Katie Kearns!
- Charles Brittain received Constance E. Cook and Alice H. Cook Recognition Award for his contributions to improving the climate for women at Cornell.
- Why ISIS destroys antiquities?
- Casts and Present exhibition marks Cornell’s Sesquicentennial by returning to the University’s deep roots in teaching from objects.