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30-10-2013 10:47

Celebrating Women in Classics

Somerville College Oxford, through the generosity of The Classics Conclave, played host to an exciting and forward-thinking event. The Oxford Women in Classics dinner brought together classicists of all generations and levels across Oxford, from DPhil students to Emeritus professors, in order to discuss and celebrate women's contribution to the subject of classics.

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25-10-2013 14:39

Dr Jonathan R.W. Prag and Dr Josephine Crawley Quinn publish "The Hellenistic West"

Although the Hellenistic period has become increasingly popular in research and teaching in recent years, the western Mediterranean is rarely considered part of the ‘Hellenistic world’....

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23-10-2013 10:32

How did Ancient Greek Music sound?

The music of ancient Greece, unheard for thousands of years, is being brought back to life by Armand D'Angour. "Suppose that 2,500 years from now all that survived of the Beatles songs were a few of the lyrics, and all that remained of Mozart and Verdi's operas were the words and not the music. Imagine if we could then reconstruct the music, rediscover the instruments that played them, and hear the words once again in their proper setting, how exciting that would be." Read the full article published today on the BBC website.

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18-07-2013 10:20

Prof Tim Whitmarsh

Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet

The ancient Greek world is being recast from an isolated entity to one of many hybrid cultures in Africa and in the East. Professor Tim Whitmarsh talks to the Guardian online.

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17-07-2013 17:15

Classics in Community

The University of Oxford, the Iris Project, and Swansea University are delighted to announce an exciting new project which will promote the option of teaching Latin or Greek to primary schools throughout the UK.

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20-05-2013 11:18

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Ancient Romans? Folks just like us

Dr Jane Masséglia reviews the “Life and Death: Pompeii and Herculaneum” exhibition at the British Museum, online in The Art Newspaper.

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