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Blog Post #79: Graduate Student Feature with Katerina Apokatanidis

This week we interview PhD student Katarina Apokatanidis from the University of Toronto. Katarina takes us through her research into the ever fascinating Orphic tablets – gold funerary tablets placed in Greek tombs to guide the soul to a good afterlife. These tablets give us tantalizing hints into afterlife beliefs that we are still trying…

Podcast Season 3, Episode 10 – These Boots are Made for Walking: Women’s Mobility and Migration in the Roman Empire with Marie-Adeline Le Guennec

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Marie-Adeline Le Guennec, a professor in the hisory department at Université du Québec à Montréal, where she works on the history of Roman mobility and migration. Since 2015 she has been the co-director of Projet Hospitam, which examines hospitality in the…

Image of the Month

fragment representing half of a ceramic byzantine lamp with a greek. inscription partially visible
Mould-made Byzantine lamp fragment with stylized Greek letters. The six-line linear design on the channel represents a menorah and the Greek lettering is likely a reference to “light”. The lamp, part of the Hetherington Collection (#A1-158) of the Anthropology Museum at the University of Winnipeg, is currently being analyzed as part of the Lux Project.



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