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The Poseidon or Zeus via David Allsop Classics.
Le tombe villanoviane di San Giovanni in Persiceto via Antika.
It’ll be all Bright on the Night: Classics and Stand-Up Comedy via res gerendae.
Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 19 via Bestiaria Latina Blog
Which Temperament Are You? via Roman Mysteries & Western Mysteries
“I AM HIYA!” Part 2: More Graffiti in Dura Europos (3rd century CE) via: Zenobia: Empress of the East
Which beginners’ Ancient Greek textbooks do you use? via The Stoa Consortium
Meet the Classicist Foremothers via The Edithorial
Lebanon seizes artifacts smuggled from Syria via Dorothy King’s PhDiva
On their Way: Smuggled Syrian antiquities recovered in Lebanon via Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues
Ancient Roman Dogtag via “He has a wife you know”
The Other Ten Percent via kateantiquity [on the recent JACT Conference]
Wow … it’s hard to believe that the Ancient Lives Project has been around for almost two years now (see our initial coverage: Help Transcribe the Oxyrhynchus Papyri) … according to this interesting video from the Guardian, as of last October they’ve had well over a million transcriptions done in this crowd-sourcing project … check […]
Over at the OUP Blog, Eric Cline has keyboarded an interesting post … here’s a bit in medias res: [...]According to the Greek literary evidence, there were at least two Trojan Wars (Heracles’ and Agamemnon’s), not simply one; in fact, there were three wars, if one counts Agamemnon’s earlier abortive attack on Teuthrania. Similarly, according […]
From the Herald: A HISTORIAN is claiming to have found the site of one of Scotland’s most significant battles. Archaeologist Mike Haseler believes he has evidence to suggest that the battle of Mons Graupius took place in Moray. Mons Graupius was a key battle for British independence against the repressive hand of Rome almost 2000 […]
ante diem xv kalendas junias c. 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Venantius 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Theodotus 1692 — death of Elias Ashmole (founder of the museum that bears his name)
Posted with permission: Platonic Drama and its Ancient Reception. By Nikos G. Charalabopoulos. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. xxi + 331. Hardcover, £60.00/$99.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87174-7. Show More Summary
Posted with permission: A Companion to Hellenistic Literature. Edited by James J. Clauss and Martine Cuypers. Oxford and Malden MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Hardcover, £136.00/$218.95. Pp. xxv + 550. ISBN 978-1-405-13679-2. Reviewed by J. Show More Summary
In today’s email: Mechtildis, Thomas, Petrus, Robertus Amicis Latinitatis Plurimam Dicunt Salutem Vos invitamus Amoeneburgum ad Iubilaeum celebrandum! Agimus enim vicesimum quintum annum Septimanarum Latinarum Europaearum. Celebratio habebitur Amoeneburgi prope Marburgum die XVII mensis Augusti a. Show More Summary
exscind (Wordsmith) ostracism (OED) Linguatweets: verb 3 : verto, vertere, verti, versus => turn bit.ly/YF6RyC #Latin #Vocab #LatinVocab— (@LatinVocab) May 17, 2013 incidere: to fall in, to fall: verb. Example sentence:Qui omnes insidias...Show More Summary