About the Faculty 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.

Pythian Games MMXIV (2014)

They're back! On Friday, March 21st, we'll be celebrating the Pythian Games at Dalhousie. For the fourth year running, Dal students will be taking to the stage with any and every form of literary and artistic performance conceivable, in any language - and YOU'RE invited! See Pythian Games 2014 for more information!

Classes: Fall & Winter 2014-2015


Interested in registering for a class? Get the latest information on Classics summer courses, or look at courses from the Fall and Winter of 2014-15 year 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.

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.