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Posted on January 9th, 2023 in Classes, Featured, Students, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Still looking for that perfect course to fill out your semester? Check out late-start Classical Studies courses, still available for enrollment in Spring 2023! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Feb 13 – Mar 17) NEW! B314: The Environment in the Ancient World (33531) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be combined …

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Posted on December 29th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 51: In which Apollo muses on the nature of narrative art, and Hermes discovers ithyphallic motifs are the real visual classics. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on ArtNews.com – and by CLAS-A 418 Myth and Reality in Classical Art. HERMES, GOD OF LOWER LEARNING AND GENERAL PAIN …

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Posted on December 21st, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 50: In which Roma, Mars, and Minerva prepare to defend their own, and also uphold the Roman tradition of laughing at Greece. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on ArtNet.com – and by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece.  ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME: Minerva, Mars, …

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Posted on December 15th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Hogwarts has nothing on the past. The ceiling of the Great Hall in Hogwarts is enchanted to reflect the weather outside (or whatever else Dumbledore feels will set the proper mood for rampant child endangerment—you do you, Crazy Wizard!). But even …

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Posted on December 8th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… Before she really had a chance to grow up, Sansa Stark had been betrothed to Joffrey Baratheon, married to Tyrion Lannister, and then …

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Posted on December 6th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… The Battle of the Bastards saw Jon Snow and his army encircled and mowed down by the forces of Ramsey Bolton. But at …

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Posted on November 17th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 419 Art and Archaeology of Pompeii: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… The decision of Daenerys Targaryen to torch Kings Landing in Season 8 may have been (almost entirely) inexplicable from a character-development …

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Posted on November 12th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 43: In which a remarkable find of rare Etruscan bronzes provides Hermes with yet another chance to troll his half-brother Apollo. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. HERMES, GOD OF LOWER LEARNING AND GENERAL …

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Posted on October 11th, 2022 in Announcements, Faculty by Elizabeth W. Thill

Our fearless Program Director, Dr. Elizabeth Thill, was interviewed for a story in USA Today about a newly discovered Hercules statue at the site of Philippi in Greece: check it out here! The sculpture, which probably dates to the 2nd century CE, was found re-used in a Byzantine building from the 9th century CE, despite the …

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