Tag Archives: Classical Studies

What is classical studies?

Sometimes I think it can be difficult to satisfactorily explain classical studies as a subject, but it seems like the right place to start if I want to blog about classics generally.  In my opinion, classical studies is a subject which examines the culture of ancient Greece and Rome, through a multi-disciplinary approach, so incorporating the use of methodology and theories from subjects such as art history, literary analysis, linguistics, archaeology, anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and so much more!  But this short definition doesn’t seem even remotely to cover this very broad and interesting discipline. Continue reading