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.


McKibben Lecture: Ruth Scodel listens to Homer’s characters to explore ancient Greek thought about the mind and behavior.

Charles Platter ’81 discussed Plato’s Apology in his Dec. 5 Roberts Lecture “Killing Socrates”