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  • Faculty Media Projects

    Classics faculty are actively engaged in a number of media projects about the Classical world. Available for use by the public, students, and professionals, these endeavors cover literary, historical, and archaeological topics.

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  • Seneca's Letters on Ethics

    The product of many years’ work by Professor Margaret Graver and her collaborator A.A. Long of the University of California-Berkeley, a new annotated translation of Seneca’s Letters on Ethics has just appeared from the University of Chicago Press.

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  • Professors Win Teaching Award for New Course

    Two Dartmouth professors, Julie Hruby, an assistant professor of classical studies, and Deborah Nichols, the William J. Bryant 1925 Professor of Anthropology, have received the inaugural 2015 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching for their new course, “Who Owns the Past?”

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  • Poetic Justice

    Although the texts of Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey emerged more than 2,500 years ago in ancient Greece, classics professor Roberta Stewart believes Homer has never been more relevant.

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  • Classics Professor and Veterans Read Homer

    Every Monday, about a dozen veterans, whose service ranges from World War II to Afghanistan, gather in the Murray Room of Hanover’s Howe Library. They are members of a book group started six years ago by Dartmouth Department of Classics Chair Roberta Stewart.

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Recent Publications

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  • Der schiffbrüchige Odysseus oder: Wie Arkesilaos zum Skeptiker wurde

    Michael Lurie

    Zu Timon von Phleius fr. 806 SH (32 D), Philologus (2014) 183–186

  • “Moving from Ancient Typology to an Understanding of the Causes of Variability: A Mycenaean Case Study."

    Julie Hruby

    Understanding Standardization and Variation in Mediterranean Ceramics: Mid 2nd to Late 1st Millennium BC. (2014)

  • The Emotional Intelligence of Epicureans: Doctrinalism and Adaptation in Seneca’s Epistles

    Margaret Graver

    192-210 in Roman Reflections: Essays on Latin Philosophy, ed. Gareth Williams and Katharina Volk. Oxford University Press, 2015

  • The Thebaid in Italian Renaissance Epic: The Case of Capaneus’

    Pramit Chaudhuri

    Dominik, W., C. Newlands, and K. Gervais (eds.). Brill’s Companion to Statius. Leiden: Brill, 2015. Pp. 527-42


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