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classics News Archive

Public Lecture: How we got to now – Homer and archaeology

September 15, 2015 — 
Much loved professor and National Geographic explorer returns to Winnipeg to deliver lecture that will shed light on the origins of our modern society

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Olympus lecture: The Pergamon Altar

April 21, 2015 — 
A public lecture by Andreas Scholl, director of the Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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a fake ballot that says VOTE on the top with options including Yes, No, Don't Know and Don't Care. A check mark is next to Don't Care.

Faculty of Arts

Taking their vote for granted, idiocy

October 13, 2014 — 
Democracy is neither perfect nor all-wise, but it's the best system we have, so contribute.

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New graduate students wins national award

September 11, 2014 — 
Incoming graduate student in the department of classics won the Gladys Neale Award

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Vincenzo Camuccini, "Morte di Cesare", 1798, a paiinting showing the murder of Caesar

Faculty of Arts

VIDEO: Why do we still care about the Ides of March? What did Caesar really say?

March 14, 2014 — 
His final words were more violent than Shakespear's version


A rare tribute to Leonidas

Faculty of Arts

How ancients honoured the war dead

November 10, 2013 — 
Classics professor explains how the war dead were honoured in ancient times


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