Tag: Greek

Twelfth century of Galen in discussion with Hippocrates

One type of academic event that occurs frequently during the summer vacation is the conference, as once teaching and all the associated administration is over for the year, academics have more time to focus on their research.  Usually dedicated to …

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Everybody say 'silver'!

For the third day of the School of Classics field-trip, we left Athens far behind, taking the Metro and two buses out to Thorikos and the Laurion silver mine.  The students explored the remains of the agora and the theatre, …

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James presents the Temple of Hephaistos

On the second day of the School of Classics field-trip, we spent the morning northwest of the Acropolis in the Athenian Agora, and the afternoon in the National Archaeological Museum. We enjoyed presentations from second year students on monuments spanning …

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Students examining an early printed edition of Oedipus Tyrannus.

On Wednesday 19th February, fifteen sixth formers from Ysgol Bro Pedr, Lampeter’s secondary school, spent the afternoon on campus in the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives.  All English A and AS Level students, they received talks on Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus …

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Athenian Red-figure kalathos krater depicting Sappho and Alcaeus, 480-70 BC

Last week the world of Classics was thrilled to learn that two new poems written by the seventh century Lyric poetess Sappho had been discovered (or, perhaps more accurately, rediscovered).  The first of these poems is about Sappho’s brother, and …

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