• Classics

    World traveler Anoush Aghababian ’16 takes on the classics in Rome

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    Prof. Jonathan David, Greg Williams ’10 unearth 2nd Century Roman military camp

  • Classics
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    Prof. Jonathan David with Michael Walmer '13, Alexander Skufca '13, and Joshua Carmel '13 at the departmental reception.

Classics Programs

The field of Classics is by its very nature interdisciplinary, consisting of multiple interrelated sub-disciplines. This department offers study in two ancient languages (Greek; Latin), as well as courses covering the histories, mythologies, several genres of literature, and material cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world.

The oldest department at Gettysburg College, Classics offers:

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni profile: Elizabeth Tee ’94 works abroad

Elizabeth Tee '94Academic focus: Classics major
Location: Bermuda (formerly London, England)
Job: Managing Director of Troncossi Public Relations

At the beginning of her career, Tee moved to London to pursue a career in public relations. She worked at Westminster City Council promoting environmental projects and at Ogilvy & Mather PR in their financial services department. She then moved back to Bermuda, where she grew up, as the first PR Officer at the Bank of Bermuda, and in 2000, she founded Trancossi.

“I think the [Gettysburg College] Honor Code had a profound impact in the way that I run my life and my business today. I aim to live my life and run my company with the utmost integrity. It's a trait that I value greatly and I think that it was ingrained in me at Gettysburg,” Tee said.


Prof. Jonathan David, Greg Williams ’10 unearth 2nd Century Roman military camp

David WilliamsWhen alumnus Greg Williams ’10 wanted to garner additional archaeological experience and further develop his skill set, he turned to a friend he discovered on the Gettysburg College campus, Prof. Jonathan David.

This past summer, Williams and David worked outside of Tel Megiddo, Israel, with an archaeological team that unearthed a 2nd Century Roman military camp. Their findings included historic artifacts such as pottery and amulets.

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