The Department of Classical Studies offers an interdisciplinary program that melds history, art history, anthropology, religion, gender studies, and philosophy for students engaged with the ancient Mediterranean world.
Areas of Study
Dive into the Greco-Roman world.
Courses range from Bronze Age archaeology to modern receptions of the ancient world; from ancient mythology to theories of myth and religion; from daily life in Greece and Rome to intensive examinations of the literature, art, and politics of this fascinating period.
Ancient Mediterranean Studies
The major in ancient Mediterranean studies introduces students to the history, art, culture and literature of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Students also learn about the impact of Greece and Rome on other times and places, including our own.
The classical languages major gives students the opportunity to master both ancient Greek and Latin by reading authors such as Homer, Virgil, and Ovid in their original languages. The major also consists of classics courses in English about the history and culture of the Greek and Roman worlds.
Honors in Classics
The Department of Classical Studies offers an Honors Program in Classics. Each year, the classical studies department honors the achievements of some of its excellent students during Trinity’s Honor Awards ceremony.