Neel Smith

Professor and Chair, Dept. of Classics

  • Fenwick 415, phone x2621
  • email: at, for classes or personal work, user name nsmith; for departmental issues, user name classics-chair.
  • my offical Holy Cross web page
  • my regular schedule (including office hours), Fall, 2018

Inclusion and diversity

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I’m looking for collaborators: if you’d like to work on one of these projects, come see me.

Suggestions for students interested in Classics

Best undergraduate program?

Are you interested in studying Classics in college? How can you identify strong programs? Here are some questions you could ask about any Classics Department, with answers about the program at Holy Cross. Feel free to use these questions to help you identify the best undergraduate Classics program for you.

Guide to reading Greek

How can you improve your ability to sight-read Greek? Try this metod for approaching connected Greek prose. (Notes in progress.)

Professional activity at Holy Cross

A selection of my publicly available work

Source code available on github:

Binaries published on bintray:

For students in my courses

Track updates

  • I maintain an atom feed for this site
  • I occasionally tweet @neelsmithhc