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The Department of Classics is pleased to recognize and support the self-organized efforts of our undergraduate students.

The Princeton Classics Club

We are devoted to building a community of both classicists and non-classicists who share an appreciation for the classical world and its resonance throughout modern times. The Club hosts a variety of events, listed below, and invites all members of the University to join and get a glimpse of the Department and more broadly, classical civilization. If you would like to join, please email [email protected].

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President (Consul): Nolan Musslewhite '25; Treasurer: Rosie Eden '25; Secretary: Michelle Ho ’26

Sampling of past & future events organized by the Club:

  • Annual Princeton Certamen  — inviting high school students from all over the country, from Wisconsin to New Hampshire, to participate in a day of friendly competition. Certamen is a quiz-bowl style game that tests on many aspects of the ancient Roman world such as culture, mythology, history, literature, and more.
  • Saturnalia celebration
  • Dinner discussions with professors of the Classics Department, ranging from classical horror to the analysis of Babylonian Literature
  • Study breaks such as bullae-making and Penates-sculpting
  • Ides of March tribute