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ROMAN REFLECTIONS: Iron Age to Viking Age in Northern Europe

Originally posted on Classics for All Reviews:by Klavs Randsborg Bloomsbury Academic (2015) h/b 192pp £44.99 (ISBN: 9781472579539) This short volume consists of five essays that shed new light on a selection of topics related to Iron Age and Viking Age Northern Europe. The studies invite debate about the relationship between the Romans and their…


Originally posted on Classics for All Reviews:by Anthony A. Barrett Routledge (2015) h/b 384pp £105 (ISBN 9780415658447) This book forms part of the Routledge series ‘Roman Imperial Biographies’. It is a second edition, published with a slightly revised subtitle: Abuse of Power (rather than Corruption of Power). The text has been revised by its…


Originally posted on Classics for All Reviews:by Anton Powell Classical Press of Wales (2013) 228pp £50 (ISBN 9781905125586) Hindsight in ancient historiography has received considerable attention, especially of late. This highly attractive...Show More Summary

DIGITALCLASSICIST Reminder: Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy to hold a conference in Rome: CfP and Registration open

EAGLE – Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy2nd EAGLE International Conference We warmly invite you to the event EAGLE 2016 International Conference on Digital and Traditional Epigraphy in Context. Hosted byEAGLE (Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy), it is the second in a series of international conferences planned by this European […]

Review: BMCR 2015.05.43 Pagán on van den Berg, The World of Tacitus’ ‘Dialogus de Oratoribus’

BMCR 2015.05.43 ( Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2015.05.43 Christopher S. van den Berg, The World of Tacitus’ ‘Dialogus de Oratoribus': Aesthetics and Empire in Ancient Rome. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Show More Summary

Seen on Classicists: Classical Association of Scotland Conference 2015, St Andrews, June 18-19

Dear all, Registration is open for this year’s Classical Association of Scotland conference at the School of Classics, University of St Andrews, 18-19 June 2015: ‘The Ethics of Reading in Hellenistic and Early Imperial Greek and Roman Texts’ Ancient authors often conceived of writing and reading as an activity with serious moral and ethical implications. […]

via Classicists: reminder – The Byzantine Republic

The Byzantine Republic A round-table discussion with Benet Salway, Dennis Stathakopoulos, and Anthony Kaldellis June 4th, 6pm, University College London, Gordon House, room 106. Although Byzantium is known to history as the Eastern Roman Empire, scholars have long claimed that this Greek Christian theocracy bore little resemblance to Rome. Here, in a revolutionary model of […]

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.27.15

The Butterfly / John Atkinson Grimshaw — REST (@moonlightsunju) April 19, 2015 The peristyle is the heart of Emperor #Diocletian's Palace (Split, #Croatia, 4th century CE). Photo by: @carolemadge More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.26.15

… Archaeologists to Excavate Early Christian Basilica, Roman Forum …Heraclea Sintica | Archaeology in Bulgaria — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 26, 2015 [classical WTf…ht(I think)to]...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.25.15

25 April 1872 – Volcano Vesuvius erupts. — Retrospective (@RetroPhotoPics) April 24, 2015 Classicist friends, is there a consensus on the meaning of the name...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.24.15

… and we’re caught up! @SaveRome @AIRomanCulture need a vespa! — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 24, 2015 Gladiator in miniature: bronze statuette of a Hoplomachus (?????????), ca. 2nd c. AD, Neues Museum, Berlin More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.23.15

this should fix the script issues … Theme 2015 — Amphora Issue (@AmphoraIssue) April 23, 2015 RT @HistoryTime_: Digital reconstruction of a Roman kitchen. Source: — (@ArtemissionArt) April 22, 2015 Caesarea maritima, roman theatre in Israel – 25–13 BC. Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.22.15

more script issues … Happy hug a consenting classicist boxing day… The day when the philologist among us argue about what it means! — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 22, 2015 NOW: Brian Rose on archaeology under threat around...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.21.15

Happy dies natalis Romae! — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 21, 2015 Happy hug a consenting classicist day! Show the folks who keep the Ancient World alive that it's appreciated! — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 21,...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.20.15

Pleased to be invited to talk on @paphostheatre for National @archaeologyweek in May at @CCANESA: will be great day — Dr Craig Barker (@DrCraig_B) April 20, 2015 @CarolineLawrenc @PaulaLock5 Funnily enough I took this photo of it last week when there for lecture. One of my faves — Helen A. (@Helenus_) April 19, […]

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.19.15

… another one where the script messed up: Explorator 17.52 | Explorator — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) April 19, 2015 Athens Gave us Everything!? (Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 6.1-11) | Sententiae Antiquae More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.18.15

@roughtradeX @rogueclassicist Yes, she was holding a sistrum, like in this statue from Hadrian's Villa… — Following Hadrian (@carolemadge) April 18, 2015 @roughtradeX @rogueclassicist She was holding a sistrum in her right hand and key of the Ankh in her left. Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.17.15

some of these might be out of order … script messed up Holding seminar "Did Greek women hear myths differently from men?" with Dio Chrysostom oration 61 Hunter College 1700 — Edith Hall (@edithmayhall) April 16, 2015 Fresh from his defeat at Bedriacum, #OnThisDay in 69, Otho commits suicide even though his forces remained […]

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.16.16

Themis and Aegeus. Attic red-figure kylix, 440–430 BCE. (Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany) #History #AncientGreece — Ancient History (@ahencyclopedia) April 16, 2015 Pantheon light. Sunlight passing through the...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 04.15.15

Terracotta relief of a warrior dragging a captive, c. 540-520 B.C. Archaic Greek (Cretan), Metropolitan Museum — MARTIN O. ROCCA (@M65SANCHEZ) April 15, 2015 More on tonight's @ROMtoronto #ROMSpeaks discussion:...Show More Summary

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