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Summer Programs: Courses and Travel

Students interested in summer study have two types of programs available to them: study in residence in the U.S. and study-travel in Greece, Italy, Turkey or Israel. The summer study programs typically offer ancient Greek, classical Latin and medieval Latin; occasionally they offer courses in classical civilization as well. See the website on Summer Courses in the Classics (maintained by Wesleyan University).

Advanced Studies in England Summer 2002: Spend five weeks in the historic and charming city of Bath, England, studying Roman Britian and either Jane Austen or Georgian culture.

2000 Skidmore Odyssey: Greece, a ten-day tour of ancient Greece stopping in Athens, Corinth, Epidauros, Mycenae, Delphi, Marathon and the island of Aegina, led by Profs. Michael Arnush and Leslie Mechem of Skidmore's Department of Classics.

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens announces its annual six-week Summer Program from late June to early August. An intensive introduction to the antiquities of Greece, students spend 3 weeks in Athens and 3 weeks traveling in Greece and Crete. Application deadline is February 1.

2000 Skidmore Program on Rome and the Origins of Christianity, a three-week investigation of the origins of Christianity in Rome, led by Prof. Nicola Denzey of Skidmore's Department of Philosophy & Religion

The American Academy in Rome announces its annual Classical Summer School from mid-July to late August. The program traces the growth and development of the ancient city of Rome from its beginnings to the Age of Constantine through daily trips to sites and museums in Rome and the surrounding countryside. Application deadline is March 1.

İMay 2001 Skidmore College Department of Classics
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