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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 — 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) — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 17, 2014 #clsblgs Blogging Pompeii: Call for participants: Apolline Project — rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/16/14

#clsblgs A Lazy Ciceronian Sunday (Epistulae ad Atticum, 2.6.1) | Sententiae Antiquae — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 16, 2014 Manitou Messenger : Festival celebrates study of classical languages More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/15/14

Give Me a Bit of Paratragedy: Strattis' Phoenician Women | Department of Classics — 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 — 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) — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 13, 2014 Stunning Greek antiquities shine in Boston's museum | Neos Kosmos More Summary

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] — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 11, 2014 conf International symposium | Odisej ponovno plovi More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/10/14

The Four Hundred–Mad Dog 21/21: Pandora's Pithos — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 10, 2014 Military Monday–“@OnlineRome: Example of a Roman military diploma; and here's more info: More Summary

RepiTitiationes 11/09/14

#clsblgs Bestiaria Latina Blog: Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: November 9 — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 9, 2014 New issue of Trends in Classics Volume 6, Issue 2 (Oct 2014) More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/08/14

#clsblgs The Battle of Frogs and Mice, Part 5: Dying Mouse Curses Coward Frog | Sententiae Antiquae — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 8, 2014 Kurdish performer brings Homer to life More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/07/14

The Pueblo Chieftain | It’s all Greek to the Steel City Theatre — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 7, 2014 A lesson in immigration policy from the cradle of democracy — rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 11/06/14

#clsblgs Current Epigraphy » Postdocoral Research Position at Vienna (Epigraphik / Documenta Antiqua) — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 6, 2014 #clsblgs Dorothy King's PhDiva: Today In 355: Julian the...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 11/05/14

Looting Matters: Hecht and Haverford College — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 5, 2014 Anne Hooton, archaeological illustrator/artist | Zagora – Powerhouse Museum — rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 11/04/14

[catching up a bit... a day at a time] CFA November Newsletter — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 4, 2014 Thirty to fifty percent of Islamic State’s assets come from antiquities trafficking?.. WTF? |...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History: pridie nonas novembres

pridie nonas novembres   ludi Plebei (day 1) — a major festival in honour of Jupiter 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Agricola

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