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WEBINAR: Roman Gladiators: Killing Machines? Fact and Fiction

WA

Please note--this lecture has been replaced by a live WEBINAR by Dr. Andrew Goldman (Gonzaga University), the link for registration is as follows: GoToWebinar Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2186968616064584460   Abstract: The Roman gladiators were the ultimate fighters, famous for their blood-thirsty behavior and the kill-or-be-killed world in which they lived.  Or so they are often depicted, in modern […]

Pompeii Day

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture 2316 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA

Join us for a unique day of learning, entertainment and all-around family fun! Besides the chance to visit the Museum's exhibits "Pompeii the Immortal City" and "Mount St. Helen's: Critical Memory," we will be offering two 40-minute “Roman” themed lectures, small sampling of Roman foods, costumed “Roman” interpreters, and live harp music. Displays of Roman […]

Hopewellians in a Non-Hopewellian World: The rise of elaborate ceremonialism and long range interaction in precontact northern Ohio

Mary Schiller Myers School of Art -Folk Hall Auditorium, University of Akron 150 E Exchange St, Akron, OH

Brian G. Redmond, Ph.D. is Curator and John Otis Hower Chair of Archaeology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He is a native Clevelander and joined the Museum in 1994. Dr. Redmond received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Indiana University in 1990 and began studies in Anthropology at the University of Toledo where he […]

Collectors and Scholars: The Numismatic World in the Long 19th Century

University of Tübingen, Institute of Classical Archaeology Schloss Hohentübingen · Burgsteige 11, 72070 Tübingen

In the 19th century, developments in the study and collection of coins set the cornerstone for modern numismatics: major steps included the foundation of learned societies (e.g. Royal Numismatic Society in 1836, Numismatische Gesellschaft zu Berlin in 1843, American Numismatic Society in 1858, etc.) and the publication numismatic journals from the 1830s onwards (Revue numismatique […]