The Classics in Cambridge

Last week the Art History Minor class explored the art and architecture of the classical world. Below they are shown posing as different architectural ‘orders’ – types of classical column. Right to left: Jaden as Tuscan; Gabby and Michael as Doric (complete with metopes and triglyphs); Zeynep and Astrid as Ionic; Maya and Angelina as Corinthian; James and Mia as Composite.

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The classes culminated in a role-play debate between classical philosophers Plato, Aristotle and Plotinus, surrounded by casts of the great works of Greek fifth century sculpture at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.