This blog, written by Classics Professor T. Corey Brennan and Professor Andrew W. Mellon of the American Academy in Rome details new discoveries on the social, cultural, intellectual and political history of the Boncompagni, Ludovisi, and Boncompagni Ludovisi families from the tenth century AD to the present.
The Database of Classical Scholars is a multi-faceted, fully searchable database that aims to provide biographical and bibliographical information on classical scholars from the period associated with classical scholarship as currently understood,
In 1979, Project Theophrastus was founded by Professor William Fortenbaugh.
Its stated purpose was to collect, edit, translate and comment on the fragments of the philosopher Theophrastus, who was Aristotle's pupil and second head of the Peripatetic School. At the outset, the Project was generously supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, private foundations and Rutgers University. It continues to receive support from the university and private foundations.
Rutgers Rome Stories a student-directed series of four films, each of which seeks to animate an aspect of the idea of Rome.
It is the product of a multi-year collaboration between the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking (Mason Gross School of the Arts) and the Department of Classics (School of Arts and Sciences). The undergraduate student videographers have their academic homes in either Mason Gross or SAS; all are enrolled in the certificate program of the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking.
Rutgers University Studies, affectionately known as RUSCH, was founded in conjunction with Project Theophrastus and in time took on a life of its own. Today it focuses on the colleagues, pupils and successors of Theophrastus. In particular, it is dedicated to redoing Fritz Wehrli's Die Schule des Aristoteles/The School of Aristotle. Missing texts are being included, and the apparatus of variant readings and of parallel texts is being enlarged. In addition, an English translation is being added.