@Laudator Temporis Acti Philoctetes’ Treasure.
@Classical Wisdom Weekly Archimedes The Super Villain.
@Farrago Some scraps from grammarians.
@res gerendae Amphitrite’s Brood: Sea-Monsters in the Classical World
@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 600 A g 01, “There is so much for people to admire… ”
@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 601 A g 02, “Even more for people to admire in Amnisos… ”
@The Second Achilles Persepolis.
@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Knossos Tablet, KN 390 J f 21, Erinu, the Avenging Deity. Is she the Minoan Snake Goddess?
@The Root A Black Man’s Head Protects Sanctity of Ancient Italian Temple [interesting antefix from Cerveteri]
@Classically Inclined Medea at the National Theatre
A carving of the god Amun that was defaced by order of Akhenaten has been discovered in a tomb in the necropolis of Sedeinga, Sudan. The slab of Nubian sandstone was 5.8 feet high and 1.3 feet wide and was found in two pieces, broken across the width just above the god’s elbow. The carving [...]
Leicester’s new King Richard III Visitor Centre opened on Saturday. The £4 million ($6.8 million) museum was built in the former Alderman Newton Boy’s School, a Victorian brick building that over the years has housed a boy’s school, a girl’s school and most recently the Leicester Grammar School which closed in 2008. The building has [...]
A large anchor that may be the sole surviving relic of Captain George Vancouver’s 1792 exploration of Puget Sound is now at Texas A&M’s Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation where it will be conserved and, if all goes well, conclusively identified. If it does prove to be the anchor lost by the HMS Chatham [...]
@sententiae antiquae Apologies to Cicero: Vetera Verba in his Favor
@Classics in Sarasota Heroides 7: Giving and taking I.
@Laudator Temporis Acti Learning Greek and Latin, or Not.
@Per Lineam Valli Who Built the Wall?
@The Second Achilles Across the Pasitigris and into the land of the Uxii
@Bestiaria Latina Blog Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: July 26.
@Roger Pearse John the Lydian on “July” – now online in English. [there's some interesting Julius Caesar info in this one which I will blog about in the next few days]