Why did wealthy Romans dine with whole cities?
In some parts of the Roman Empire public meals were the norm: the wealthy treated the whole city to a meal. This phenomenon that suddenly arose and di...
National Museum of Antiquities: 200-year partnership with Leiden University
From Caspar Reuvens to the royal grave in Oss, and from ancient images in the Hortus to a table from Naturalis. The National Museum of Antiquities is ...
Three Leiden professors appointed members of KNAW
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed 26 new members. Three of them are Leiden professors: Luuk de Ligt, Lisa Cheng ...
Five History projects selected for Research Traineeship Programme 2016-2017
Five research projects of the Institute for History have been selected for the Research Traineeship Programme 2016-2017. The programme was initiated b...
Kim Beerden wins 2016 LUS Teaching Prize
Kim Beerden, lecturer in Ancient History, has won the 2016 LUS Teaching Prize.
Archaeology school in Israel
Many mosaic stones and potsherds have been excavated, and a Byzantine synagogue is revealing its history layer by layer. The excavations at Horvat Kur...