Carro cura carere

Carro cura carere Re-evaluating the Roman Carrus By David Picker-Kille   I. Introduction As an aspiring classical archaeologist with an interest in Roman land transport, the recent groundbreaking discovery of the four-wheeled “chariot” at the Villa Giuliana north of Pompeii[2] has highlighted for me the presence of an issue of translation between English and Italian that […]

Why Classics?

“The School of Athens” (1509-1511) fresco by Raphael. Credit: History.com “Why Classics?” By Olivia Wells   When people ask me what I’m studying, I often find that they don’t understand what I mean by “classics,” and in the rare case that they do, they sometimes can’t wrap their head around why I’d want to major […]

Either Language

Raphael’s School of Athens in the Stanza della Segnatura, Papal Palace, Vatican / Credit: Steven Zucker Either Language By Jinna Han   What was that word again? It’s there just at the edge of my mind, hovering, waiting, expecting me to be able to grasp it while I’m still too busy stumbling over the other […]