William Johnson presents paper at Dead Sea Scrolls conference

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Last week, William Johnson presented an invited paper, "The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Classicist's View" at a conference entitled "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Media Culture" at St Mary's University,... Read More »


Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Congratulations to the CLST class of 2019. This year we had 6 graduates; Evangeline Marecki (AB), Elizabeth Needham (AB), Makaila Christensen (MA), Alex Fowler (MA), Melissa Huber (PhD), and... Read More »

Renieblas Orthographic Map

Prof. Alicia Jiménez receives grants from the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and Duke’s Arts & Sciences Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Prof. A. Jiménez worked last December on a photogrammetric study and a LiDAR map of the Roman camps near Numantia (Renieblas, Spain 2nd-1st c. BCE) with Profs. J. Bermejo (Universidad Carlos III de... Read More »


Prof. Alicia Jiménez gives a paper at the Theoretical Archaeology Group conference

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Prof. Alicia Jiménez gave a paper at this year's Theoretical Archaeology Group conference at the University of Syracuse, NY (May 3-5, 2019). Alicia's presentation, in a session organized by Profs.... Read More »


CLST 354 visits Monty Python's Life of Brian at the Carolina Theater

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Students taking the course Roman Spectacles (CLST 354) with Prof. Alicia Jiménez look at the bright side of (Roman) life during the re-release of Monty Python's Life of Brian at the Carolina Theater... Read More »


Duke's 1st Olympiad was a success!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Dr. Jazwa's "Ancient Athletics" course hosted an Ancient Olympics-inspired event on Wednesday. Champions were crowned (literally - with olive wreaths!) in the Stade (1-lap race), Diaulos (2-lap race... Read More »


Birdland! by Peter Burian

Sunday, April 14, 2019

On April 14, faculty and students from Duke and UNC got together at William Johnson's house to read in performance a first finished draft of the new adaptation of Aristophanes' Birds by Peter Burian... Read More »


Join the "Ancient Athletics" class at an "Olympic" Competition

Friday, April 12, 2019

Duke's "Ancient Athletics" class will hold an Olympic competition in two weeks. Join us on Wednesday April 24 at Jack Katz Stadium, 1:30-2:30 PM and see students compete in the stade, long jump,... Read More »


CLST mentors NCSSM

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Michael Steed, graduating senior at the NC School of Science and Math, after presenting his Senior Research project, "Biography and Epigraphy in Imperial Rome." His seems to have been the only... Read More »

Heracles and the class of Greek 332 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC


Monday, April 8, 2019

Professor Claire Catenaccio and the students of Greek 332 hang with our favorite flawed hero Heracles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Heracles and the class of Greek 332 at... Read More »