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Aetas Romae

Aetas Romae

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By Danielle Godjikian As we gathered around the scale model of the Forum of Augustus, our esteemed program director, Dr. Bucher, posed a question that was not covered in the reading: “What is this? A forum for ants!?” This was the first of many models which culminated in the aptly…

Bedouin Whiskey & Pantomimes: My Summer in Jordan Channeling Indiana Jones

Bedouin Whiskey & Pantomimes:  My Summer in Jordan Channeling Indiana Jones

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By Eliza Gettel This summer, due to the support of Eta Sigma Phi’s first-ever Scholarship for Fieldwork in Classical Archaeology, I was able to pursue the fantasy of being “Indy.” To do this, I traveled to Jordan for three weeks and participated in the Bir Madhkur Project. Dr. Andrew M.…

Antiquity Alive: A Tale of Transformation

Antiquity Alive: A Tale of Transformation

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By Keturah Kiehl “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” So said Gavin Stephens in William Faulkner’s Requiem for a Nun. At the ASCSA Summer Session in June–July 2010, I found this to be true in surprising ways. Not only was I to study Greece’s ancient past, but…