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Archaeologist Finds New Evidence of the Romans Who Escaped Mt. Vesuvius


Stunningly Preserved Fresco of Narcissus Discovered in Pompeii

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Classicizing Chicago

From the late 1800s, Chicagoans from all walks of life and with widely varying measures of familiarity with the classical sources have found elements of the ancient past useful for making meaningful contributions to their own struggles and ventures. The Classicizing Chicago Project is building a digital archive of examples of this cultural mingling across time and space.

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Congratulations to Classics major Dawei Wang for his acceptance into Harvard's Middle Eastern studies program!
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