The Manuscripts Division of Olin Library houses 445 papyrus fragments, dating from the first century BC to the eighth century AD.


William Bubelis, associate professor of classics, and Sarantis Symeonoglou, emeritus professor of art history and archaeology, introduce the John Max Wulfing coin collection and share some ancient Athenian highlights.


Explore the outstanding collection of ancient earthenware at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University.


Washington University in St. Louis houses the editorial offices of APEIRON, one of the oldest and most distinguished journals dedicated to the study of ancient philosophy and ancient science.

Upcoming Events

Oct
02
Washington University Classics Club
@ 1:00 pm
Oct
04
Members of the Washington University Classics Department
Umrath Hall, Room 140 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Oct
20
Kate Gibbons, Carolyn Osiek
Loeber Hall at Concordia seminary  @ 5:00 pm
Oct
22
Tom Keeline
Cissel Center at the John Burroughs School @ 1:30 pm
Nov
04
Andrea Berlin, James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology, Boston University
Saint Louis Art Museum Auditorium @ 7:00 pm

Outreach

Professor Timothy Moore giving a presentation to a student group.

The Department of Classics is happy to welcome school and community groups to the Washington University campus, and the department’s faculty and students can visit classes and other groups at their location in the St. Louis area.