1. the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad..
2. a point, line, or limitation that indicates the full extent, degree, etc., of something; limit; bounds.
3. a part or place at or adjacent to an extremity: at the end of the table; the west end of town.
4. the furthermost imaginable place or point: an island at the very end of the world.
5. termination; conclusion: The journey was coming to an end.
6. the concluding part: The end of her speech had to be cut short because of time.
7. an intention or aim: to gain one's ends.
"the study of the languages, culture, history and thought of the civilisations of ancient Greece and Rome. It is one of the most varied and interdisciplinary of all subjects." (University of Oxford Classics Faculty website)
“A subject that was designed for rich, white, men” (First year Classical Civilisation student)
"The first barrier to including a wider audience"? Frances Foster summarising Pat Easterling in CUCD Bulletin 2014.
Other definitions to follow...
Blog title 'End of Classics' inspired by Hector Avalos discussing his End of Biblical Studies with Bob Price here
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The End of Classics
Created Oct 2014, updated most recently 12 May 2015