Category Archives: Classics in the news

Article on Dr. Lucy Turnbull in View From Ventress

  Retired Professor of Classics Dr. Lucy Turnbull is featured in the 2012 View from Ventress, a publication of the College of Liberal Arts. Retired classics professor known for bravery and ‘rare talent’ in teaching — View From Ventress.

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VIDEOCAST – “David Moore Robinson: The Archaeologist as Collector” / News / The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

  The American School of Classical Studies in Athens has posted a videocast of Whitehead Professor Alan Shapiro’s lecture on David Moore Robinson, former UM Professor of Classics and the source of much of the University Museums’ Robinson collection. VIDEOCAST … Continue reading

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40 years of the Riace Bronzes

The Riace bronzes were discovered August 16, 1972– 40 years ago today!  The classical Greek statues were spotted partly buried in the sand by a snorkeler, Stefano Mariottini, about 300 meters off the cost of Riace, near Reggio Calabria, Italy.  … Continue reading

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Cleopatra at the Super Bowl!

Cleopatra and Greco-Roman imagery all over last night’s half time show! Madonna – Half Time Show Super Bowl 2012 HD 720p – YouTube.

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