Breaking the Silence: Exploring Human-Animal Interactions in the Classical World

Starting date
January 1, 2024
Duration (months)
Cultures and Civilizations
Managers or local contacts
Raccanelli Renata
human-animal interaction, animals in ancient civilisations, animals in the Graeco-Roman world

The project aims to analyse the complex and multifaceted relationships between humans and animals in the Greco-Roman world. Drawing from the growing field of Human-Animal Studies, it explores the historical, literary, and artistic
evidence that sheds light on the significance of animals in ancient civilisations.

Project participants

Renata Raccanelli
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Lingua, letteratura e filologia greca e latina
Classics, ancient literature and art


Research facilities