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Classics and Ancient Civilizations

The Master and Research Master in Classics and Ancient Civilizations provide comprehensive training covering the entire range of present-day research on the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, Egypt and the Near East. 

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Find out more about the ILLP at our information evening!

Are you an international master’s student looking for a challenge? Do you want to know more about leadership and your personal leadership style? Visit our information evening on 1 November and find out whether the International Leiden Leadership Programme (ILLP) is something for you!

Palaeography in Context. Aramaic scripts from the Ancient Near East

On Thursday 13 October 2016 the symposium 'Palaeography in Context' takes place at Leiden University. At this symposium the focus is on recently published Aramaic texts and innovative approaches towards Aramaic scripts from the Ancient Near East. Palaeographic traits of a variety of texts will be dealt with from a technical perspective and will be brought into dialogue with their sociohistorical settings. Students are most welcome to attend!