Meet the Penn Classical Studies Class of 2021!

By Elizabeth Vo-Phamhi   Every year, we here at Discentes have sadly bid another graduating class farewell while happily celebrating their achievements by featuring some of our newest Classical Studies and Ancient History alumni. The recently-graduated Class of 2021 is unique – they completed their entire senior year remotely, yet they excelled. In this most […]

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 […]