Welcome to Cornell Classics
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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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy
Michael Fontaine (Editor), Adele C. Scafuro (Editor)
The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy marks the first comprehensive introduction to and reference work for the unified study of ancient comedy. From the birth of comedy in Greece to its end in Rome, from the Hellenistic diffusion of performances after the death of Menander to its artistic, scholarly, and literary receptions in the later Roman Empire, no topic is neglected.
Olin Library is maintaining a list of resources for Classics.
Classical Works Knowledge Base
The Classical Works Knowledge Base will facilitate linking from citations of ancient texts to the online versions of those texts.
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014: Jens-Arne Dickmann (University of Freiburg)
- Monday, March 3, 2014: Stephen Menn (McGill University and Humboldt University of Berlin)
- Friday, March 7, 2014: Neil Coffee (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
- Monday, March 10, 2014: Jed Atkins (Duke University)
- Friday, March 14, 2014: James Rives (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Thursday, March 20, 2014: Anthony Kaldellis (The Ohio State University)
- Tuesday, March 25, 2014: H. S. Versnel (Leiden University)
- Tuesday, March 25, 2014: Glenn Schwartz (Johns Hopkins University)