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Posts by Tyler Nye

Blog: Coffin Fellowship Report

The David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship for Travel in Classical Lands is awarded to secondary level instructors (grades 9–12) for the purpose of attending an educational program or undertaking individual research in classical lands. The 2016 recipient of the award was Tyler Nye, of Avon High School, Avon, CT. He used his award to attend the “City of Rome” postgraduate course offered by the British School at Rome.

When Varro published his Antiquitates, Cicero commented “we were like strangers in our own city (in nostra urbe pereginantes), visitors who had lost their way. It was your books [Varro’s] that, as it were, brought us back home Read more …