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The Champions of Bacchus!

The results are in! Come find out who took home the prizes at this year's Pythian Games


Study Latin This Summer

Come explore the iron language of the Roman emperors!


Mortal Imitations of Divine Life

Dr. Diamond's highly anticipated commentary on Aristotle's De Anima is now available!


Dionysius 2015

This year's issue - the largest in the journal's history - is set to hit the shelves


About the Department of Classics


The Department of Classics offers a variety of classes in Greek and Roman literature, ancient and Medieval philosophy, ancient and Christian religion, and general classical culture. The Department also administers the Religious Studies and Arabic Studies programs.

Classics Newsletter

Eli, Harry, and Ashley

The Fall Newsletter [PFD] is here - find out about how exciting the 2014-2015 year was in our Department!

Get academic advising

Be confident throughout your academic career. Meet with Dr. Emily Varto, the departmental Undergraduate Advisor, and choose the classes that are right for you.

Study Latin This Summer!

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Our annual romp through Introductory Latin returns! From May 9 to June 24, learn to navigate the twists and turns of the language of Caesar, Cicero, Ovid, and Horace.

See the academic timetable for more information. 

Classes: Fall & Winter 2016-2017


Interested in registering for a class? Get the latest information about our courses this the Fall and Winter including class schedules. There are some exciting new options! Don't forget to check out classes in Religious Studies and Arabic Studies, too.

Dionysius and Pseudo-Dionysius

Photo by Allie_Caulfield
The Basilica Cathedral dedicated to St Denis, Paris, France. Photo by Allie Caulfield.

Our department is home to two journals: Dionysius, which boasts a strong international profile, and Pseudo-Dionysius, run by undergraduate and graduate students at Dalhousie and the University of King's College.