Exonians

Exonians explore the classical world not only through reading Ancient Greek and Latin texts around the Harkness table but also through engaging in a variety of activities and events. 

It is not uncommon for a student studying Greco-Roman antiquity to hear the words ‘Others’  or ‘barbarians’ but never to hear the words ‘race’ or ‘ethnicity’. It’s odd given that almost every author from the ancient world discusses...

The great doctor of the English language–poet, playwright, essayist, and lexicographer–Samuel Johnson is said to have offered this quotation in defense of composing an epitaph in Latin (and not in English) to honor the Irish poet and polymath, Oliver...

Hortensia's Speech

in 42 B.C.E. 

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