ancient Greek history

Open House | Experimental Archaeology of Ancient Greek Warfare

We were excited to welcome Natasha Bershadsky, Paul M. Bardunias, Christian Cameron, and Giannis Kadoglou for an Open House entitled “Experimental Archaeology of Ancient Greek Warfare.” The event took place on Friday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m. EDT and was recorded. To get ready for the event you might like to read the following (links are to the texts on Perseus Digital Library): Xenophon, Hellenica 4.3 Xenophon Agesilaus 2 Xenophon… Read more

Open House | Thucydides on Early Greece and the Trojan War, with Jeffrey Rusten

We were pleased to welcome again Jeffrey Rusten of Cornell University, Department of Classics, for an Open House discussion on Thucydides on Early Greece and the Trojan War. For the Open House Jeffrey Rusten invites us to think about and discuss the following questions: How does Thucydides approach the Iliad and think it has historical value? Is his analysis flawed in any way? Is it anachronistic? Is it in any… Read more

Classics, Geography and Computing with Elton Barker

We are pleased to share our video discussion with Elton Barker (Open University). Barker is a principal investigator on three innovative digital projects that help to visualize the ancient world in new ways. The Hestia Project: Google Ancient Place (GAP): Pelagios (Pelagios: Enable Linked Ancient Geodata In Open Systems), Elton Barker: Biography Elton Barker is a reader in Classical Studies at the Open University. Elton’s research interests include: the agon… Read more