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Inaugural Posting

2021.10.01 | By Leonard Muellner This is an inaugural posting of Classical Continuum, a new blog for both short and longer publication of research in the broad category of “classical” civilizations – in other words, not just Ancient Greece and Rome, but Classical Arabic, Classical Persian, Classical Chinese, Classical K’iche’,… Read more

MASt – Spring Seminar 2021 (Friday, April 16): Summaries of Presentations and Discussion

2021.06.10 | By Rachele Pierini and Tom Palaima §1. Rachele Pierini opened the Spring session of the MASt@CHS seminars by welcoming the participants to the session. In addition to the regular members of the MASt@CHS network and colleagues and students who have already attended previous session, new guests joined the April 16 meeting: Elena Dzukeska, Massimo Perna, Kim Shelton, Trevor Van Damme, and Malcolm H. Wiener. This seminar session was… Read more

Textiles and Cinders: Reconstructing the Process of Washing with Cinders in South and Central Italy in the 20th century CE | Appendix to the MASt – Fall Seminar 2020 report

[This article was originally published in Classical Inquiries.] §0.1. How hard was it to whiten dirty clothes in the Bronze Age Aegean? This question arose during the November MASt seminar, while discussing Anne Chapin’s presentation about the visual impact of textile patterns in Aegean Bronze… Read more