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Exhibits
By Study and By Watchfulness Exhibit By Study and By Watchfulness
This exhibition of illustrated editions of Ovid and artists' depictions of people with books, selected from the collection of William and Marianne Salloch, is dedicated to both pursuits.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
March 1 — May 1, 1984
Subjects
Classics
Default Placeholder Photo Collecting the Classics
Collecting the Classics
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 31, 1977
Subjects
Classics
Default Placeholder Photo Flavius Josephus' "De Bello Judaico"
Exhibit on Flavius Josephus' "De Bello Judaico"
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 1, 1988
Subjects
Greek - Ancient
homer_title_graphic.jpg Homer in Print: The Transmission and Reception of Homer's Works
Homer in Print illustrates what we can learn when we look beyond the stories to ask what sources went into shaping this particular edition or how the multitude of English translations differ from each other.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 13 — March 15, 2014
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Subjects
Classics
Latin Manuscript Book The Latin Manuscript Book: An Exhibition Held on the Occasion of the Seminars in Latin Palaeography Sponsored by the Division of the Humanities of the University of Chicago and the Medieval Academy of America, Summer MCMLXXIII
This exhibition honors the practice and the tradition of paleography at the University of Chicago, tracing the full history of the Latin manuscript book.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
July 1 — Sept. 30, 1973
Subjects
Classics
Medieval Studies
Cover of O Brother Where Art Thou O Homer, Where Art Thou? Adaptations of the Iliad and Odyssey: Ancient and Modern
A two-case exhibit displaying a wide array of adaptations of the Homeric epics running from January 5 – February 28, 2014, in the Joseph Regenstein Library, Fourth Floor.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Jan. 5 — Feb. 28, 2014
Subjects
Classics
Texts and their Transformations Texts and their Transformations: Continuity and Change in the Classical Tradition
Via manuscripts, printed editions, commentaries, works of criticism, translations and illustrations, Greek and Roman texts have inspired and provoked readers for thousands of years. The exhibition Texts and their Transformations: Continuity and Change in the Classical Tradition, embraces all these media and reactions from antiquity to the present day.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Feb. 1, 1995
Subjects
Special Collections
Classics
Comparative Literature