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

Jennifer Wiebe, Constantine Karathanasis
Washington University in St. Louis - Busch 18 @ 4:15 pm
Tom Keeline, RJ Parsons, and Dennis Toscano
Washington University in St. Louis - Umrath 224, Umrath 140 @ 10:30 am to 2:00 pm
Carl Springer, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
The Cissel Center at the John Burroughs School @ 1:30 pm
Allison Thomason, SIU Edwardsville
The Cissel Center at the John Burroughs School @ 1:30 pm
Robert W. Wallace, Northwestern University: John and Penelope Biggs Resident in Classics
Women's Building Formal Lounge @ 4:15 pm


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.