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    Classics Moderations cancelled and replaced with Prelims

    "Thank you for your lucid and well-argued letter about Mods, which was passed to the Chair of the Moderators, and was taken into account by the board of examiners when they considered what course to adopt. You will soon be receiving a formal announcement from the university that the decision has been taken to cancel Mods and set a Classics Prelim exam instead."

    Oxford project to research origins of coinage

    A new project investigating the origins of money has been announced by the Faculty of Classics at Oxford University. The project is set to last...

    All treat, no terror – Halloween horrors for scardy cats

    This year, Halloween is probably going to involve a movie night-in rather than a night out on the town. But not to fear! The...

    Classics for the 21st Century: The Importance of Reception Studies

    For those who study Classics, the question that begins many conversations in your first year of an undergraduate degree, “What do you study?”, can...

    Classic Letdowns: Vanity Fair

    Googling the words Vanity Fair brings up a popular publication, a 2004 movie starring Reese Witherspoon and a 2018 BBC show, and finally, the...

    All Greek to Me: Why we can’t get enough of modern...

    Greek and Latin works have inspired literature throughout the ages - authors were, and still are, constantly riffing off one another, with even Virgil,...

    A little clueless never hurt nobody: the value of revisiting old...

    Re-watching allows us to change and to recognise growth within ourselves

    The symbiosis of high and pop culture

    Engrained in the very notion of ‘popular culture’ is an implication that it is a base derivative of ‘high culture’ – but does this opinion remain...

    Ancient statues reveal their true colours

    Imagine for a moment that you’re standing in Ancient Greece. Theatres, temples, and statues, which survive to us only as ruins, stand intact all around you, white marble gleaming in the Mediterranean sun.

    Rebellion and Art

    Picture a circle of people holding hands, dancing around. Nothing particularly remarkable about that, right? Now imagine half of them as skeletons.