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  • UQJobs 27-July 2016 | Full-time Lectureship in Classics & Ancient History at UQ: information about the position can be accessed on the UQ Jobs website at http://jobs.uq.edu.au/.../lecturer-in-classics-ancient-history.

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Looking Ahead
October 2016
Sunday
October 9
Memory, History and the Double Burial of Leonidas
November 2016
Sunday
November 6
Aristotle 2400 Years On | Preliminary Talk: Fish and Ships: Garum production and trade in Western Hispania
Saturday
November 19
Friends of Antiquity End-of-Year function

Upcoming Lectures & Conferences

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.

Sunday Series

Sunday October 9
Memory, History and the Double Burial of Leonidas by Dr Rashna Taraporewalla

More details about this talk will be available soon.

Previous Sunday Series Talks

A New Battle of Thermopylae: the Gothic Invasions of Greece in the 3rd century AD

This talk will discuss the exciting discovery of new fragments of the Scythica, written by the Athenian historian Dexippus, in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. One of the most exciting new fra ... [Read more]

The Antikythera Mechanism: World's First Computer?
Sunday August 14
The Antikythera Mechanism: World's First Computer? by Emeritus Professor Bill Caelli

Found in 1901 in a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, this strange mechanism was described in a June 1959 article in Scientific American as "An Ancient Greek Computer", at least ... [Read more]

Mithridatums and Theriacs: Toxicology and Brand Recognition in the Roman World

'Mithridatum' - a prophylactic compound which protected its consumer from all poisons and venoms, named after its inventor, King Mithridates of Pontus. When Pompey discovered Mithridates' recipe it co ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.