From 1932 to 1939, a team of archaeologists from Princeton University led an excavation at Antioch, an ancient city located in modern-day Turkey. The expedition uncovered a wealth of objects, ranging from marble statues and mosaics to coins and figurines.
Peter Brown, the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus, was present to award his namesake prize, which is given annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity.
The Society for Late Antiquity is pleased to announce the thirteenth biennial meeting of Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity, to be held at Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California.
The Comparative Antiquity Collaboration invites initial ideas and proposals for academic year 2018-19, in a wide range of categories listed below. The Collaboration is a new, three-year, multifaceted research and teaching initiative under the auspices of the Humanities Council.
Last month, history Ph.D. candidate Lee Mordechai successfully defended his dissertation, “Costly Diversity: Transformations, Networks, and Minorities in Byzantium, 976-1118.” Mordechai’s dissertation unearths the social revolution in elite Byzantine society over the eleventh century.
Daily Princetonian article from April 20, 2017
“Authenticity and Authority: The Case for Dismantling a Dubious Correlation”