Department of Classics

University of Mississippi

Archive for January, 2011

David Branscome lecture, 2/7 5:00

Posted on: January 31st, 2011 by mpranger

Dr. David Branscome (Florida State University), will give a public lecture entitled “What Persians Wore: Misreading the Kurbasia” in Bryant 209, Monday, February 7 at 5:00 p.m.

John Friend lecture, 2/4, 5:00

Posted on: January 26th, 2011 by mpranger

Dr. John Friend (University of Tennessee), will give a public lecture on Thursday 2/4 at 5:00 entitled “Cowards and Rascals: The Thracian Peltast in Classical Greek Warfare” in Bryant 209.

Mary Beard on *not* Caligula's tomb

Posted on: January 25th, 2011 by mpranger

In her blog classicist and Cambridge don Mary Beard comments on the recent “discovery” of Caligula’s tomb outside Rome: A Don’s Life by Mary Beard – Times Online – WBLG: This isn’t Caligula’s tomb.