I-Stems: Ablative -? [6/8] via Latin for Addicts.
Visiting the Dead: Archaeology, Museums and Human Remains via res gerendae.
We dig Rome: AIRC on Youtube via American Institute for Roman Culture. [Mehercule I feel like a moron right now... just the other day I was pondering the AIRC's twitter handle (@wedigrome), wondering what the heck "wedig" was and again assuming it was some sort of German word...]
Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 21 via Bestiaria Latina Blog
ESPN, Sports Radio, and Cicero via Eris Quod Sum.
Spartacus War of the Damned: Mors Indecepta via Pop Classics: Spartacus War of the Damned: Mors Indecepta.
Spotlight on Mythology: Theseus and the Minotaur via: Classical Wisdom Weekly.
Theater re-opens after 1700 years in Greece via Love of History
Wondrous conjecture: Marvels in Metamorphoses 15 via Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Sarah Bond: Gird Your Loins: The Archaeology of Castration in Antiquity via Dorothy King’s PhDiva
Dr Mona Ackerman and Robin Symes via Looting Matters
A lobster-claw shaped Greek vase. Wonderfully bizarre! via “He has a wife you know”
We’re constantly hearing about the uselessness of what we do in the real world and I’m always on the lookout, as can be seen from the page in our header bar, looking for folks who have had success with a Classics degree in the real world. But I have to admit I was gobsmacked in […]
[Guest post! Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of Angelo State University is kind enough to write for Edge on reconciliation and memory in modern day Texas.] Living in San Angelo, Texas, I often feel like I am living precisely at the edge of the American West. Show More Summary
Villagers installing a water pipe a few weeks ago in the town of Piedra Labrada in the southwestern Mexico near the Guatemalan border unearthed a granite stele depicting a player of the Mesoamerican ball game. The figure is 5’4? high including the head which archaeologists believe was deliberately severed from the body during a ball [...]
The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library is hosting an exhibit titled “Charting an Empire: The Atlantic Neptune” in two parts this year. As the exhibit explains: The period following the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was a time of change and discovery in North America. Show More Summary
May 22, 1863 - Union forces under Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks begins the siege of Port Hudson (right). Advancing in support of Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks was tasked with capturing Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson, LA. Show More Summary
Ten-year-old Jack Sinclair discovered a Civil War cannonball when digging in his back yard in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England. His father had dug up a tree root and Jack, an avowed digger of things, kept excavating the hole until it was two feet deep. When his spade hit something hard, he thought it was a rock [...]
Four Civil War sites, one each in Maryland and Virginia and two in Washington, have announced plans for services or events for Memorial Day that include parades, wreath laying, plantation, cemetery and battlefield tours, and rifle demonstrations. Read full article >>