Taught MA information evening 22nd November 2018.

Please join us for an information evening about our taught MA programes, with wine and nibbles, on Thursday 22nd November 2018, 5-7pm, in the Oculus building on main campus (room 01.02). Register your interest here.

Thu 01 November 2018, 14:21 | Tags: Applying Faculty of Arts Show on homepage

Warwick Classics in London Information Evening

We're coming to London for a night! Come along to our Classics and Ancient History Evening on 5th February at Warwick's London premises in King's Cross to hear more about the ancient world and our degrees.

Mon 29 October 2018, 07:54 | Tags: Applying Engagement Faculty of Arts Show on homepage

Fantasy coins

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David Swan explores the reception of ancient coinage in modern day role playing games in November's coin of the month.

Thu 01 November 2018, 14:28 | Tags: Engagement Faculty of Arts Numismatics Research PGR research


New publication: Caroline Petit, Galien de Pergame ou la rhétorique de la Providence

Out in September 2018: Caroline Petit’s book, Galien de Pergame ou la rhétorique de la Providence: Médecine, littérature et pouvoir à Rome is the first comprehensive study of the role of rhetoric in Galen’s œuvre. Physician to several Roman emperors and author of the most impressive body of works in antiquity up to AD 350, Galen created a compelling figure of authority through his medical and philosophical works. The book analyses the range of Galen’s rhetorical mastery through five chapters, studying in turn Galen and the Hellenic tradition, Galen’s demonstrative and refutative tactics, the role of enargeia in Galen’s descriptions and narratives, his ‘hymn’ to Nature in his main anatomical work, De usu partium, and finally autobiography and self-portrait in his œuvre.


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