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

Eva Dalzell (College Year in Athens, Spring 2018), Maggie Gutman (ICCS-Rome, Spring 2018), and Celia Kennedy (College Year in Athens, Summer 2018)
140 Umrath Hall @ 6:00 pm
Yu Jin Ko and Ivanna Yi
18 Busch Hall @ 4:00 pm
Dr. Patrick M. Owens, St. Louis Priory School
140 Umrath Hall @ 6:00 pm
J. Andrew Foster, Fordham University
@ 6:00 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.