Department of Classics

Ancient coins discovered by FSU team on view now in Italian exhibition

A treasure trove of ancient Roman silver coins discovered by a team from Florida State University is now on display to the public for the first time in Italy. “Treasure of Chianti” is on view now through Sept. 3 at the Museum of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena, Italy. The exhibit features 194 silver coins unearthed […]

FSU Classics professor awarded Shelby White-Leon Levy grant to publish research

Florida State University Associate Professor of Classics Andrea De Giorgi has been awarded a $20,000 Shelby White-Leon Levy grant for his publication on the archaeology of Daphne by Archaeological Publications at Harvard University. “This is one of the most prestigious and competitive awards available to archaeologists of the eastern Mediterranean,” said Christopher Nappa, chair of […]

FSU researcher awarded prominent classical studies fellowship

A Florida State University faculty member has been awarded a fellowship from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation.  Jessica Clark, associate professor in FSU’s Department of Classics in the College of Arts and Sciences, will receive the fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year. Clark, a Princeton graduate and faculty member at Florida State University since 2013, specializes […]

Classics professor named director of excavations at longest-running American archaeological project in Greece

A Florida State University faculty member has achieved a top honor in the field of classical archaeology. Christopher A. Pfaff, an associate professor in FSU’s Department of Classics, was recently named director of excavations at Ancient Corinth by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Considered one of the most important archaeological sites from […]

Classics professor Nancy de Grummond honored for research into ancient Etruscans

Florida State University classics Professor Nancy de Grummond, one of the world’s leading authorities on the ancient Etruscan civilization, was recently recognized for her decades of archaeological work and research during a ceremony held at the Palazzo Vecchio, the majestic town hall of Florence, Italy. De Grummond, the M. Lynette Thompson Professor of Classics and […]