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I think I missed a week: 2013.04.55: Edward McCrorie, Homer. The Iliad. Johns Hopkins new translations from antiquity. 2013.04.56: Nadia Scippacercola, Il lato oscuro del Romanzo Greco. Supplementi di Lexis, 62. 2013.04.57: Therese Fuhrer, Almut-Barbara Renger, Performanz von Wissen: Strategien der Wissensvermittlung in der Vormoderne. Show More Summary
Back in September, we were pondering some new evidence that Caesar’s troops may have been in Germany (Evidence of Caesar’s Troops … In Germany?) and it never did seem to make it to the English press. Now, however, a blog put out by the publishers of Ancient Warfare Magazine put out a nice summary (with […]
From the Telegraph: Professor Geza Vermes, who has died aged 88, was from 1965 to 1991 first Reader, then Professor, of Jewish Studies at Oxford and the foremost world authority on the Dead Sea Scrolls — early manuscripts of some Old Testament scriptures, the first of which were discovered accidentally in 1947 by a young […]
From the BBC: Epiacum is a site full of buried treasure, which no-one can reach – no-one human at least. Near Alston in Cumbria, close to the Northumberland border, where now there are fields, there was once a thriving Roman fort. Unfortunately for archaeologists, they cannot access any of the historic artefacts beneath the ground […]
Interesting little video chat over at the British Museum Channel (didn’t know they had one!): Pompeii: an introduction
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Latest news in Latin from the fine folks at Radio Bremen: Nuntii Latini Septimanales 10.5.2013
Latest Latin headlines from our friends in Finland: Giulio Andreotti mortuus Giulio Andreotti, qui in negotiis publicis Italiae diutissime versatus erat, pridie Nonas Maias (6.5.) diem supremum obiit nonaginta quattuor annos natus. Socius...Show More Summary
Sarah Bond has put together a couple of interesting items and shared them via Twitter … click on the images to get a clearer look at the causes of death: Chart I put together showing the causes of death of Roman emperors 193-476 CE. In conclusion: stay away from daggers. http://t.co/cxigiBwWE8— Sarah Bond (@SarahEBond) May […]
Yesterday’s New York Times brought an opEd/hypish sort of thing by the author of a book on Alice Kober, whom I had never heard of and I’m sure many of you haven’t either. Here’s some in medias res: [...] Little did I realize six years ago, when I began work on a new book about […]
Ancient Medical Tools via David Allsop Classics
melliferous(Dictionary.com) sui generis (Merriam-Webster) mysterium tremendum (OED) Linguatweets: verb 3: iacio, iacere, ieci, iactus (in compounds -icio) => throw bit.ly/YF6RyC #Latin #Vocab #LatinVocab— (@LatinVocab) May 13, 2013 cupire: to desire: verb. Show More Summary
Representation of Caesar and Cato by Sallust via David Allsop Classics.
Corpus Grammaticorum Latinorum via AWOL – The Ancient World Online
Asparagus Patina via Pass the Garum
Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 13 via Bestiaria Latina Blog
Ibycus | Fragment 6 via The Classical Anthology.
SIAC Newsletter 34 10/2013 via Tulliana News.
There are brief notices in assorted Italian press sources of a meeting about something of interest … the incipit of a piece at LiveSiciliaPalermo: La scoperta di uno scheletro di un musicista di 2.500 anni fa, sepolto con la sua lyra a Metaponto, una colonia della Magna Grecia. È questo ciò di cui si discuterà […]
Back in December, we reported on an article in PLoS about a genome-based study suggesting Justinian’s plague was very likely caused by Yersina pestis (Also Seen: Justinian’s Plague ~ Yersina Pestis?) … the latest PLoS now has a study confirming it: Keep with out previous post’s style, here’s the abstract: Yersinia pestis, the etiologic agent […]