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Revel Professor Steven Fine to Speak at USC Symposium

Revel Professor Steven Fine to Speak at USC Symposium

Most people believe that ancient Greek and Roman sculpture was colored white. Recent scholarship has shown that this assumption is incorrect, as the polychromy of ancient art has been revealed and reconstructed.

Breaking New Ground in Ancient Persia

Yaakov Elman is probably the only person in the world who could forecast the weather in Middle Persian — a skill that would have been a hot ticket about 18 centuries ago in the Near East. Fortunately, this one-of-a-kind scholar has other talents and other goals.

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