Welcome to the Department of Classics at the University of Virginia. The Department has been educating students in Greek and Latin language, literature, and culture since the University was founded. Located in Cocke Hall on the historic Lawn, the Department is home to an internationally renowned faculty and a strong and varied group of graduate students and undergraduate majors.

Each semester the faculty of the Department of Classics and their colleagues in other departments offer a rich program of courses and special...

Why Study Classics?

Since the Renaissance, a classical education has been one that stretches the mind by combining...

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