Blog Post #72: Solving the Riddle of the Sphinx with Thierry Petit

Today we continue to explore modern constructions of east and west with Thierry Petit, who discusses the origins and significance of the Sphinx in the ancient Mediterranean.

Blog Post #61: Graduate Student Feature with Camille Acosta

Peopling the Past is back with a new graduate feature blog post! This week we take a look at the work of Camille Acosta, a PhD candidate at UCLA, who researches burial practices of migrants in classical Athens.

Podcast Season 1, Episode 5 – Building a Mystery: Festival Processions with Laura Gawlinski

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Laura Gawlinski, Associate Professor in the Department of Classical Studies at Loyola University.

Follow along as she discusses the role of processions and festivals in the ancient Greek world, highlighting her own research on the so-called mysteries of Andania, a little-known festival in Messenia.