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

Lecture by Professor Sarah Bond, University of Iowa
100 Busch Hall @ 6:00 pm
Eric Cline, George Washington University
Saint Louis Art Museum, Farrell Auditorium @ 2:00 pm
Yu Jin Ko and Ivanna Yi
18 Busch Hall @ 4:00 pm
Dr. Patrick Owens, The Priory School
140 Umrath Hall @ 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.