And So We’ve Come to the End

With my last first day of classes come and gone, I am sad to finally realize that the summer is officially over. Although it feels as if it passed way too quickly, I am pleased with the amount of research and work that I was able to accomplish. My paper is currently being edited by […]

Update #2

This standard entry into the LIMC lists the date of the artifact as "Deuxieme moitie du VII s. av. J.-C" which translates as "the 2nd half of the 7th century BCE"

To say that July was a month of ups and downs would be an understatement. Definitely one of the highest points is realizing just how amazing of an advisor I have. Throughout this entire process, Professor Swetnam-Burland (or Professor SB if you’ve been in one of her classes) has been an invaluable resource for constructive […]

A Lot of Patience, a Little Detective Work, and a Blessing on Google Translate – Update 1

A Page from the LIMC's AIAS I

Time certainly flies when you’re researching! Four weeks into my summer project, and I’m beginning to realize that this project is a much more extensive than I had ever imagined. Starting out, I intended to use depictions of the suicide of Ajax the Greater to compare the cultural climates on suicide in the Ancient World. […]