AIA-Cincinnati Society Launches Podcasts in Time for National Archaeology Day
October 20, 2012
The University of Cincinnati's Department of Classics in conjunction with the AIA-Cincinnati Society has launched UC Classics Ancient World Podcasts, produced by the faculty and graduate students from the University of Cincinnati. Podcasts explore compelling stories about the lives of people living in the ancient Mediterranean.
Episodes already available cover topics related to the ancient city of Pompeii and its destruction, while new series in the coming weeks will feature Cincinnati and its ties to ancient Greek and Roman culture, and Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls (to coincide with an exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center). These series bring together experts in ancient history, language, and archaeology from our department, from UC’s Judaic Studies Department, and from Hebrew Union College to share their passion and knowledge about the Classical world.
The UC Classics Ancient World Podcasts are suitable for audiences of all ages with an interest in the past, and make a great supplement on a visit to a museum, or for middle school, high school, and college classes!
The latest series of podcasts were funded through an Archaeological Institute of America Society Outreach Grant.
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