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Following this year’s Rostovzteff lecture, an all-star panel of scholars (Graham Oliver, Dorothy Thompson, Brian Muhs and Askold Ivantchik) will meet to respond to...
In the Land of the Cleruchs: Soldiers and their Lots from Athens to Alexandria. On November 4 and 5 (Wednesday and Thursday) 2015, Alain Bresson (Chicago) will deliver the...
Brian Steininger - Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University. The proliferation of power centers in Japan’s thirteenth and fourteenth centuries...
“The Construction of Evil: Foreign Women in Proverbs 1-9” October 28 at 5 p.m. Jo Ann Hackett (U. of TX at Austin) lecture at the Divinity School RSV Room, Sterling Divinity...
“The Legacy of Akkadian”.  The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Fall 2015 Rosenthal Lecture: Friday, October 30, 2015.  3 pm.  HGS 211 Reception to...
Susan Mattern (UGA) will speak on 19 October at 4:30 in the Fulton Room at the School of Medicine (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L215), on the...
Music Talks at the Whitney: TODAY, October 16 Irving Finkel, British Museum; Richard Dumbrill, University of London; and respondent Miriam Kolar, Amherst College (Near...
A Missing Sacrament? Footwashing in Ancient Christianity   Although the story of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet (John 13) includes an injunction to continued performance...
Friday, October 9, Noon 51 Hillhouse, room 101   Appropriating Innovations:  Early Bronze Age Tin Mines and Production Sites near Kültepe, Ancient Kanesh in Turkey Prof. Dr....
This exhibit, curated by Sarah Norvell (Yale Classics 2015), is a collaboration with the Ancient Art and Conservation Departments of the Yale University Art Gallery. It...
The theme of the Workshop this year is ‘Frontiers and Provinces’.  Our second speaker will be Karen Radner (Munich): “Frontier and Province in the Assyrian Empire (9th to...
The theme of the Workshop this year is ‘Frontiers and Provinces’.  Our first speaker will be Robert L. Cioffi (Dartmouth), who will offer a paper entitled “Narratives on the...

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