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The Stages of Grief
Relief of a Roman funeral procession. The Stages of Grief through the Lens of Catullus 101 By Lily Nesvold   There i (More)
Still shot from video essay. Eclipse By Millie Huang   This video essay by Millie Huang was created for CLST 143, "Great Books of Ancient Gr (More)
The Discobolus of Qin
The Discobolus of Qin 秦 By: Millie Huang   The Discobolus of Qin (links to external file) is a multimedia piece by Chinese-Canadian Millie Hu (More)
A Check-In with Classics Students about Remote Learning
Claudia Cohen Hall (Photo Credit: Penn Facilities) A Check-In with Classics Students about Remote Learning By: Cecelia Heintzelman   With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, life has looked different for most people. For Penn students, it mea (More)
Sophocles’ Creon and the illusion of polis
Sophocles’ Creon and the illusion of polis By Julia Ongchoco   One of the most salient binaries in Sophocles’ Antigone is the distinction between polis (or state) and oikos (or family).  In this tragedy, Antigone, the main character, goes (More)
“Canto Audentium” (I Sing of the Daring)
Dante’s 9 Circles of Hell Introduction After reading Dante’s Inferno in high school, I was inspired to write a descriptive piece that mimics his style of writing but presents a (More)
Minute-Long Myths
Gods of Mount Olympus / Credit: Wikimedia Commons Minute-Long Myths – CLST 100 Crash Course By Alicia Lopez   Your time in Classical Mythology may be coming to a close, but preparing for the final exam doesn’t have to feel like a Hercule (More)
Everything Old Is New Again
Credit: Harvard University Press Blog Everything Old Is New Again Returning Translations to Their Original Meanings By Olivia Wells   Have you ever wondered what’s lost in translation? Now, I could mean this literally or figuratively – (More)
Confronting the 'Cis' in 'Classicist'
Close-up picture of three GLSEN signs that each say “Protect Trans Students” underneath a blue, pink, and white heart. Credit: Drew Angerer for Teen Vogue Confronting the 'Cis' in (More)
“When You Set Out for Ithaka…”
Relief found in Neumagen near Trier depicting a teacher with three students (180-185 CE). Credit: Ancient History Encyclopedia “When You Set Out for Ithaka…” By Margaret Dunn   When I was ten years old, my grandfather gave me a copy of M (More)
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