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Welcome to TCD Classics

Classics is by nature multidisciplinary, bringing together the study of the language and literature, philosophy, history, art history and archaeology of the Greek and Roman world. The Department is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, and our staff are all dedicated teachers and well-known for their research in fields as diverse as Neoplatonic philosophy, Bronze Age archaeology, Hellenistic poetry and history, Early Latin literature, classical Latin poetry, and Roman construction.

Classics at Trinity has a long and distinguished history, numbering Oscar Wilde among its famous past students. It is unique in Ireland in having separate Chairs in Greek and in Latin, and in offering a specialised programme in Ancient History and Archaeology.

Dr Hazel Dodge, Head of Department

News & Events

Augustus detailThe Augustan Space: Rome AD 14 - Dublin 2014
Bimillennium Conference
Long Room Hub
12-14 June 2014
A three day conference marking the bimillennium of Augustus' death

The application deadline for the 2014/15 M.Phil. courses in Medieval History, Early Modern History, Modern Irish History, Classics, Irish Art History and Gender and Women's Studies has been extended to 30th June 2014. Learn more and apply here.

Dr Christine Morris and Ralph MooreCongratulations to Dr. Christine Morris, elected Fellow of Trinity College on Trinity Monday, (7/4/14), and to Ralph T. D. Moore (Ancient and Medieval History and Culture), Alexandra Madela (Single Honors Classics), and Paul Corcoran (T.S.M. Greek and History), on their election to Scholarship. Photo: Dr. Morris & Ralph Moore.


Last updated 3 June 2014 ryanw1@tcd.ie.