The Ancient World

The Ancient World group made it its goal to take care of the disclosure and publication of literary and non-literary texts and remains of material culture. Additionally, the group aims to study the processes of the formation and transmission of culture and perform historiographical analyses and reception studies of the ancient world.

Research projects

Roman pillars

Anchoring Innovation

The ancient Greeks and Romans were great innovators, not only in the realm of technology but also in other human domains, such as literature, politics and religion. How did those innovations take place?


An Anti-Eastern Ideology in Athenian World Heritage?

This project envisions to enrich the study of classical archaeology and ancient history, and more widely, the field of cultural heritage studies by offering new insights into the Acropolis as an important symbol of cultural heritage.

Contact information


Erasmus building

Erasmusplein 1
6525HT Nijmegen