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Discentes Vol. 1 No. 2 (April 2013) was published in the Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania.

Publication Date

4-2013

City

Philadelphia

Keywords

undergraduate classical studies

Disciplines

Ancient History, Greek and Roman through Late Antiquity | Classical Archaeology and Art History | Classical Literature and Philology

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Contents

From the editors p. 5

News p. 7

Senior Colloquium: A Sample of Senior Abstracts p. 13

Alethea Roe, "Not Art But Truth: A Brief History of Mummy Portrait Reception" p. 16

Madeleine Brown "Roman Nobility and the Power of the Spectacle" p. 33

Benjamin Nicholas, "Humanity Unbound: Hope for Mankind in a Bleak Drama" p. 39

Allison Letica, "Storm Imagery in Senecan Poetry and Prose" p. 50

Julia Wilker (faculty interview) p. 61

Amy Conwell (post-baccalaureate student interview) p. 65

Alethea Roe, "Senior Musings: What I’m going to tell the hordes of people in ‘the real world’ who will inevitably ask ‘Why’d you major in that?’" p. 67

Molly Hutt, "The Five Stages of Thesis: An Epistolary Adventure" p. 69

Laura Santander, "Vergil and Sir Mix-A-Lot: Daydreaming in Latin" p. 74

Fayum mummy portrait (back cover image)