An associate professor of classical studies at Brandeis University, Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow (“Roman Latrines: How the Ancients Did Their Business”) has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and has written widely about daily life in the ancient Roman world. Her new book, Pompeii and Herculaneum: Daily Life in the Shadow of Vesuvius, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
The Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities at the American Academy in Rome, Ingrid D. Rowland (“Etruscan Women: Dignified, Charming, Literate and Free”) is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. Her article “The Etruscans—Mastering the Delicate Art of Living” appeared in the Summer 1998 issue of Archaeology Odyssey. Zahi Hawass (“The Cairo Museum: Celebrating a Century of Finds”) is the Secretary General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities and director of the Giza Pyramids Excavation. […]
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