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The Department of Greek and Roman Classics is the vibrant home to a host of dedicated faculty members and engaging undergraduate majors. The department offers programs leading to an undergraduate major or minor in classical languages and literature as well as a major in classical civilizations or minor in ancient Mediterranean studies.
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Department News and Events

Showcasing the latest achievements, accolades, research, events and stories from the Department of Greek & Roman Classics.

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    Greek & Roman Classics Career Event, 4/17

    The Department of Greek & Roman Classics is planning an event in April to highlight the value of a Classics and/or Liberal Arts degree for a wide variety of careers in the arts and enterprise. The event will be open to the Temple community, especially undergraduates majoring in Classics or other Humanities disciplines. Stay tuned…

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    Eta Sigma Phi Spring Convention

    Temple’s Zeta Beta chapter of Eta Sigma Phi is a fantastically active group of individuals, and as such we routinely have a strong presence at the honorary society’s annual national convention. In fact, our members often hold national office (as recently as 2013-14), and contribute immeasurably to the event. The trip to convention is a…

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    Eta Sigma Phi Bake Sales

    Temple’s chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the National honorary society for Classical Studies, hosts fundraising coffee and bake sales weekly through the semester. Our “Carpe Coffee” events feature fresh baked homemade treats prepared by Eta Sigma Phi members and fresh brewed coffee. Proceeds go towards funding our chapter’s trip to our national convention, hosting a…