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Ancient Societies: Jas Elsner
“The Artemidorus Papyrus: Backgrounds and Shadows, Authenticity and Virtuality in the History of Ancient Art.”
Christoper Rollston (George Washington University): “Forging Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions in the 21st Century CE: Caveat Eruditus.” 
March 23 - 36. In chronological terms there can be little doubt that the fifth century is the pivot point of Late Antiquity. It is arguable that it also represents the major...
Yale University seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in ancient and pre-modern cultures and civilizations. The geographic scope includes East Asia, India, Central Asia,...
 ”Authorship” and Polemics of “Forgery”
Milette Gaifman (Yale) will address “Declines of Greek Art” on Friday, December 2nd at noon in Phelps 401 as part of the Classics Departments’ series on Declines and Falls.
Fakes and the Maniuplation of Time: A Babylonian Case
The Twelve Caesars: Fictions and Fakes, Meanings and Misunderstandings from the Renaissance to Now
The Quantification of Literary Doubt in the Enlightenment
The 2016-2017 Yale Maya Series kicks off on Friday, September 30th at noon with “The Grolier Codex: A Voice from the 13th Century,” a lecture by Dr. Michael D. Coe (Charles J...
How a Ninth-Century Bishop Became a Forger and Gave Us Human Rights