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Repititiationes ~ 02/15/16

These might be a bit out of order.. Buonarroti Leda e il cigno@tinockha1 @overjas @nuddart @Papryka5 @lamb041 @cobixreyes @Amyperuana @ipe_rosa1 — kalika 6 7 (@SusanScCastaldi) February 15, 2016 Old photo from...Show More Summary

Astronaut graffiti found in Apollo 11 command module

Smithsonian staff have discovered graffiti written on the inside walls of the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia. The command module, the only part of the Apollo 11 spacecraft to return to Earth after Neil Armstrong took that giant step for mankind on July 20th, 1969, was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum in [...]

ICYMI ~ The Classical World in the News: February 1-February 14, 2016

Excerpted from my Explorator Newsletter: Evidence of silver mining near the Mycenean acropolis at Thorikos, some 5000 years b.p.: More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/14/16

Can someone tell the ancient history bulletin people that their domain is being used for dental hygiene spam purposes? — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) February 14, 2016 Explorator 18.41-42 ~ February 14, 2016 | Explorator More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/13/16 (part two)

"The Trojan Women" highlights tragedies that are still prevalent today – — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) February 13, 2016 The greatest Ukrainian archeologist | The DayShow More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/13/16 (part one)

I flash my cash at Topping's Aladdin's Cave of a bookshop in St Andrews… @douglasboin — Tom Holland (@holland_tom) February 12, 2016 Latest addition to my #Minotaur reading list. More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/12/16

The Flavians. — Cranky Roman Guy (@querulus) February 12, 2016 Cupid fail. — The Classics Library (@stephenjenkin) February 12, 2016 Terracotta funerary vase from site of Centuripe, Sicily. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/11/16

Roman Love Deities to Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day: Salvete Omnes, Well for many of you know that Valentine’s… — Latin Language (@latinlanguage) February 11, 2016 Made my 1st carrot (from Gr. ???????) bday cake. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/10/16

If anyone wants to take a final look at the new Latinitas Recens xpac for VERBA b4 print: #latinteach — Kevin Ballestrini (@kballestrini) February 10, 2016 Canopus & Serapeum at Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli#archaeology...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/09/16

Looking for a summer course in Classics in the States? This site aims to list them… — The Classics Library (@stephenjenkin) February 8, 2016 A closer look at the Corinthian helmet we're going to 3D-scan today — RAMM Exeter (@RAMMuseum) February 8, 2016 Happy 1896th Birthday to Vettius Valens, author of the Anthology on […]

Repititiationes ~ 02/08/16

Oudna (Uthina) — S.J.A.Turney (@SJATurney) February 7, 2016 It was Pliny who claimed that hedgehogs roll on apples in the autumn, so as to store them up for the winter… More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/07/16

#History #Humour #Mythology — Ancient History (@ahencyclopedia) February 7, 2016 Camels resting in front of the Treasury, known locally as Al Khazneh in Amman, Jordan #ttot #travel — Yishai Mullins (@YishaiMullins) February 6, 2016 @YishaiMullins @DorothyKing Same place, different camels. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/06/16

Dating early Christian papyri: old and new methods | Faces&Voices — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) February 6, 2016 What the L? Super Bowl simply isn’t the same without Roman numerals | More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/04/16

#2P61 On Friday we will discuss Eleusinian Mysteries: a cult of Demeter & Persephone (who was Queen of underworld). — Nadine Brundrett (@BrundrettNadine) February 4, 2016 Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) Cleopatra 1887. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/03/16

Rome reveals apartments with historic views rented for a few euros a month — Justin Walsh (@jstpwalsh) February 3, 2016 He puts his toga on one…shoulder at a time. -Simmons — #NotBrandy (@TheMightyQueen) February...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/02/16

Celebrate #SerpentDay with this Carnelian intaglio of a lion-headed serpent. — metmuseum (@metmuseum) February 2, 2016 Cast + crew of "Mojada," 2015 theater production at the #GettyVilla,...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 02/05/16

More by the hacker and the professor at Perseids Project… — Perseus DL (@PerseusDigLib) February 5, 2016 Congratulations to the winners of the WCC's Best Paper Presentations of 2015: Best Pre-PhD Paper: Anna…...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Teddy Bear!

On November 14th, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt was hunting bear in Mississippi with a party including Mississippi Governor Andrew Longino, several reporters and guide Holt Collier. Collier, born a slave in 1848, was a bear hunter of almost legendary status. He’d hunted bear from Texas to Alaska, killing thousands of them. He claimed to have [...]

Buy Michelangelo’s country villa

A drop-dead gorgeous villa in Tuscany that once belonged to the Renaissance genius Michelangelo Buonarrotti can be yours today for a mere $8,441,193. Nestled in the verdant Chianti hill just 22 miles from Florence and nine miles southwest of Siena, this masonry villa looks frozen in time, like Michelangelo might storm up any second and [...]

Medieval ship raised from Dutch river

An early 15th century merchant ship was raised from the river IJssel near the Dutch city of Kampen, about 60 miles northeast of Amsterdam, on Wednesday. The wooden ship is 20 meters (66 feet) long, weighs 50 tons and is a type of vessel known as a cog, a single mast flat-bottom ship that was [...]

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