Darryl A. Phillips

Citizenship in a Democracy Lecture Series

February 16, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized


Spring Classics Club Events

February 5, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Classics Club has many events scheduled for this semester.  Click the link below to access a pdf file with the full details.  All students are welcome to attend:

Classics Club Schedule (spring semester 2014)


New Sappho Poems Discovered!

February 2, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

What could be new in the study of the ancient world?  (Some folks in other disciplines like to tease me about this).   Well, this week the answer is two new poems from Sappho.  You can read an account at the NPR blog, or catch the full article soon by Dirk Obbink in ZPE.

Sappho NPR



“Horologium” and Ara Pacis

January 7, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

An interesting article came out about the relationship between the so-called Horologium of Augustus (an obelisk and meridian line) and the Ara Pacis (the altar of peace dedicated by the Senate in Augustus’ honor).  Using data provided by NASA, the long standing theory that the obelisk pointed to the Ara Pacis on Augustus’ birthday has been disproven, but new speculations about connections continue.  You can read the article at the Huffington Post.



What was Agrippa’s Pantheon?

October 28, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Faculty Lecture Series Darryl Phillips


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