Department of Classics


The Classics curriculum at Amherst College offers a wide range of courses on the languages, history, archaeology, literature, social practices, and religious beliefs of ancient Greece and Italy. The major program is designed to give a comprehensive exposure to the languages and literatures of ancient Greece and Rome as well as to provide a broad perspective of life in the ancient Mediterranean.

Archaeologist Richard Brilliant To Speak on "The Roman Peace" at Amherst College March 24

Rescue Archaeologist Isabelle Catteddu To Speak at Amherst College April 28