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  • Welcome to Classics, Latin, and Greek

    The Department of Classics is delighted to welcome you to Dartmouth! Open house is September 8, 2022, Classics, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Greek & Latin, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Reed Hall 107. This page lets you know about some of the opportunities that will be open to you here for studying Latin or Greek, ancient history, mythology, archaeology, ancient philosophy and related subjects.

    Students examine coins in Hood Museum
  • Thesis and Prize Event Spring 2022

    Three seniors defended their thesis on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Awards were handed out for the Atherton 1883 Greek Prize, the Class of 1846 Prize in Latin, and the Justin Firestone '92 Memorial Prize.

    Senior These Presentations 2022
  • Classics Department Annual Benefactors' Lecture

    Helene Foley, Claire Tow Professor of Classics at Columbia University, was the Benefactors' speaker this year and spoke about the Athenian old comic poet Aristophanes engages with the tragic poet Euripides in three comedies, Acharnians, Peace,  and Women at the Thesmophoria. The lecture was May 12, 2022.

    2022 Annual Benefactors' Lecture
  • Coins in the Museum

    RANDALL KUHLMAN, Center for Object Study Attendant and Scheduling Assistant

    College students sit around a long table in a conference room during class. They are looking at ancient coinage.
  • Classics Students Meet a Consular General of Greece

    Members of the Classics and Art History departments recently had the opportunity to meet with Stratos Efthymiou, who is the Consul General of Greece in Boston, when he visited the Dartmouth Campus on February 18.

    Consular General of Greece
  • Mastering the Art of Reading Medieval Manuscripts

    A group of students met in Dartmouth Library's Rauner Special Collections Library to decipher handwritten texts from the Middle Ages. The class—"Latin Paleography," co-taught by Jennifer Lynn, language program director, Department of Classics, and medievalist Cecilia Gaposchkin, a professor and chair of the Department of History.

    Jenny Lynn/Rauner/Medieval Texts

Recent Publications

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  • Innovation through Recoil from Networks

    Julie Hruby, Dimitri Nakassis, Kevin Pluta

    99-115 in Interrogating Networks: Investigating Networks of Knowledge in Antiquity, ed. L. Foxhall

  • Revising Gender and Power in Callimachus Hymn 5, Women and Power in Hellenistic Poetry

    Simone Oppen

    Hellenistica Groningana 26 (2021), 321-339.

  • "Slave Labor in Plautus"

    Roberta L. Stewart

    A Companion to Plautus. Edited by D. Dutsch and G.  Franko. (John Wiley and Sons, 2020) 361-367.