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(2017-07) - Journal itemEdited by Jane E. Francis and Anna Kouremenos. Pp. ix + 246. Oxbow, Oxford 2016. $65. ISBN 978-1-78570-095-8 (cloth).
(2017-01-26) - Journal articleThis article summarises recent work on the engagement between art and archaeology, but seeks to embed this in a longer history of archaeology as a metaphor for other cultural and social practices, and at the same time to ...
(2017-01) - Journal articleThe paper examines Empedocles’ attributions of immortality. I argue that Empedocles does not withhold immortality from the gods but rather has an unorthodox conception of what immortality is. Immortality does not mean, or ...
(2017-05-11) - Journal articleStudents are arriving to study Latin at university with an increasingly diverse range of qualifications (including no Latin at all). This is something to celebrate. University Classics departments want students from different ...
(2017-04-27) - Journal articleStudies of Christianization in mainland Greece have indicated different processes, planned and unplanned, of religious change. Memory and tradition were drawn on to help situate the earliest churches into the existence ...