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CLAS 3732: Greek Tragedy II (Winter 2017)

Read Euripides' plays in English with Dr. Leona MacLeod, Mondays & Wednesdays 1.30-3.00


Learn Sanskrit with us

Two sections of Sanskrit are being offered at Dalhousie for the first time


Pythian Games 2017 coming soon!

Learn more about our annual competition and prizes in honour of Apollo


Mortal Imitations of Divine Life

Click here to purchase Dr. Diamond's commentary on Aristotle's De Anima


Dionysius 2015

The largest issue in the journal's history


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.

News Bulletin

convocation 2016

Our news bulletin featuring convocation 2016 [PDF] is here - click to find out more about what exciting things we have been doing in the year 2015-2016!


Get academic advising

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

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.