The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome, by Amanda Wilcox

Amanda Wilcox’s New Book Examines Two Major Collections of Roman Letters The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome Friendship in Cicero’s Ad Familiares and Seneca’s Moral Epistles by Professor Amanda Wilcox Amanda Wilcox offers an innovative approach to two major collections of Roman letters—Cicero’s Ad Familiares and Seneca’s Moral Epistles—informed by modern cross-cultural theories of

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Professor of Classics curates WCMA exhibit

An article in The Williams Record about Professor Ben Rubin’s exhibition at WCMA “Teaching with Art: Life and Death in Ancient Rome.” The display, which showcases an array of objects pertaining to the everyday life and eventual death in ancient Rome, was put together complement the material of a course he is offering this spring, “Roman

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Memory, 9/11, and the Iliad

Scott Moringiello, who graduated from Williams in 2001 with majors in Classics and Philosophy, remembers reading the Iliad in Greek 401 with his classmates and Professor Fuqua, and reflects on the events of September 11, 2001 in this blog post at Commonweal.

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