Discover the cultural richness of ancient Greece and Rome, and the beginnings of the liberal arts tradition. Classics at Grinnell includes not only the Greek and Latin languages, but also the history, literature, art, archaeology, mythology, and philosophy of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Study in Athens or Rome is available. Majors in classics go on to careers in many fields, including education, law, medicine, scientific research, business, and librarianship.
Charles Platter ’81 will discuss Plato’s Apology in his Dec. 5 Roberts Lecture “Killing Socrates”
First-year students turn to ancient Greeks for insights into human life and nature.
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