We decided to address the issue of incorporating archaeology and material culture into classes devoted to Latin literature last spring, while Patrick was teaching Latin and Lynne was teaching Roman Civilization. Both of us were confronted with the danger of losing the interest of students who once had a burning desire to learn about the ancient world. Our aim is to offer up some suggestions for ways that, through collaboration between specialists in philology, history, and archaeology, we can keep the Classical world dynamic and relevant.
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Beasom, Patrick and Kvapil, Lynee. “Making Latin Concrete: Strategies for Teaching Latin Through Material Culture,” Humanitas 30.3, 2007. Available from: digitalcommons.butler.edu/facsch_papers/420/