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RepiTitiationes ~ 11/23/14

#clsblgs Tibullus, Elegies Book 1, 10: 33-44: Life is Short Enough, War is Fing Crazy | Sententiae Antiquae http://t.co/PVuUjWnbiv — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 23, 2014 #clsblgs Bestiaria Latina Blog: Latin ProverbsShow More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/22/14

Baby Minotaur and distinctly unimpressed Pasiphaë. https://t.co/wZ0zOn5mFk pic.twitter.com/grxPmk9u8x — The Classics Library (@stephenjenkin) November 22, 2014 @fond_ras @CarolineLawrenc might I suggest a lamp would depict harbour with a lighthouse…. Show More Summary

Leaning Tower of Bad Frankenhausen saved

The funding cavalry has arrived to save the dangerously leaning tower of the Church of Our Dear Ladies on the Hill in the Thuringian spa town of Bad Frankenhausen. The 14th century bell tower, built on a chalk foundation over subterranean salt deposits that get washed out by the springs that put the Bad in [...]

Medal of Honor awarded to Gettysburg hero 151 years later

Union Lieutenant Alonzo Hersford Cushing died at Gettysburg on July 3rd, 1863. On November 6th, 2014, he was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest military decoration in the country, for his heroism on that field of battle that day. It has taken 151 years and a campaign of more than three decades for Cushing [...]

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/21/14

Blogging Pompeii: Article on Herculaneum's boat http://t.co/gIIW1UnbrT — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 21, 2014 SIAC Newsletter 70 (22/2014) | Tulliana News http://t.co/RNfoKcXhTd — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/20/14

#clsblgs Dorothy King's PhDiva: Today In 284: Diocletian Became Emperor http://t.co/FfAYse7EzB — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 20, 2014 Memorial held for UH M?noa Latin Professor Kendall Inada – Ka Leo O Hawaii: News http://t.co/Ssqh9yKPKf...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/19/14

#clsblgs Dorothy King's PhDiva: Today In 461: Libius Severus Became Emperor http://t.co/Bhht3aXdD6 — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 19, 2014 #clsblgs Bestiaria Latina Blog http://t.co/9GmhctzwFT — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist)...Show More Summary

Ludus duodecum scriptorum Board from Turkey!

Interesting item from Hurriyet … it says “game pieces” but the photo that accompanies the story seems to be more about a ‘game board’: Two game pieces from the Roman era 1,800 years ago have been found in the ancient city of Kibyra, in the southern Turkish province of Burdur’s Gölhisar district. “We don’t have […]

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/18/14

#clsblgs Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: De-Reconstruction of Apulian Vase in the Getty http://t.co/FA5GyCud68 — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 18, 2014 #clsblgs Dorothy King's PhDiva: Katerina Peristeri's...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/17/14

#clsblgs Filming in Herculaneum (Bread & Circuses) http://t.co/tkWpKwiBR3 — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 17, 2014 #clsblgs Blogging Pompeii: Call for participants: Apolline Project http://t.co/3NZbIasJig — rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/16/14

#clsblgs A Lazy Ciceronian Sunday (Epistulae ad Atticum, 2.6.1) | Sententiae Antiquae http://t.co/ChvqlJG3Iv — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 16, 2014 Manitou Messenger : Festival celebrates study of classical languages http://t.co/7sDpVSCHll...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/15/14

Give Me a Bit of Paratragedy: Strattis' Phoenician Women | Department of Classics http://t.co/WuONXwGWRz — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 15, 2014 #clsblgs Bestiaria Latina Blog: Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: November...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/14/14

Current Epigraphy » Call for Papers: Conference on the Roman Danubian Provinces http://t.co/nyOjHL61LT — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 14, 2014 #clsblgs Pylos Tablet PY cc 665: The Shepherd, Fresh Penis, Offers to Goddess...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/13/14

… catching up … #clsblgs Contact Between Japan and Rome (Bread & Circuses) http://t.co/wtXdtj3j9q — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 13, 2014 Stunning Greek antiquities shine in Boston's museum | Neos Kosmos http://t.co/GZ1t9LWVHT...Show More Summary

Thomas Hart Benton’s epic America Today murals at the Met

Before he become cover-of-Time-magazine famous as a muralist and leading light of the realist style inspired by local scenes known as Regionalism, Thomas Hart Benton’s first mural commission was a series of 10 murals for the boardroom of the New School for Social Research in New York City. Alvin Johnson, the school’s director and one [...]

Unlooted Tomb from Aigai/Vergina

I was hoping we’d hear more about this find … from eKathimerini: An ancient tomb along with burial offerings, allegedly belonging to a man who died around the time of Alexander the Great, has been unearthed at the ancient city of Aigai, in northern Greece. The archaeologist in charge of the excavation at Aigai, Aggeliki […]

‘Antique’ Roman Glass (and Persian Items) in a Fifth Century Japanese Tomb!

Very interesting item from Asahi Shimbun: A glass dish unearthed from a burial mound here is the first of its kind confirmed to have come to Japan from the Roman Empire, a research team said. A round cut glass bowl, discovered with the glass plate, was found to have originated in Sassanid Persia (226-651), the […]

Mycenean Finds from Bodrum

From Hurriyet: New artifacts have been found during excavations in Bodrum’s Ortakent and Gümü?lük neighborhoods. The artifacts will shed light on the history of Bodrum Peninsula, according to officials. The Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum Director Emel Özkan said that they had discovered 49 artifacts from the Mycenean era. Show More Summary

Interesting ‘Unknown Divinity’ from Turkey

From a WWU Münster press release: Münster archaeologists excavated a unique Roman relief depicting an unknown god in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey. According to a first assessment, the one and a half metre (five feet) high basalt stele which was used as a buttress in the wall of a monastery shows a fertility or […]

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/11-12/14

#clsblgs ROMARCH: American Academy in Rome Summer School in Roman Pottery 2015 « [quem dixere chaos] http://t.co/gVaFlcuybn — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 11, 2014 conf International symposium | Odisej ponovno plovi http://t.co/fbjJ0Dy5Dl...Show More Summary

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