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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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25-04-2013 13:00

New Research Project

"Collective Rituals and the Construction of Social Identity in Early Iron Age and Archaic Greece'' is a new research project based at the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford and the CReA-Patrimoine at the Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB.

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09-04-2013 11:19

Oxbridge Classics Open Day

Despite the rain, the Oxbridge Classics Open day 2013 was a great success. See photos from the event and listen to podcasts of some of the talks.

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