American Philological Association: APA Blog : American Academy in Rome Classical Summer School 2012.
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg: IOT: Ptolemy 17 Nov 11.
Past Horizons: Temple of Mithras to be restored to its original location.
Some interesting items in the latest online issue of Histos (2011) … not sure I’ve mentioned this before:
JOHN RICH, Structuring Roman History: the Roman Year and the Roman Consular Tradition, June 2011
LUCIO TROIANI, Storia antica e storia classica: il caso dell’Oriente greco-romano, August 2011
JOHN L. MOLES, Jesus the Healer in the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and Early Christianity, August 2011
LISA I. HAU, Tychê in Polybios: Narrative Answers to a Philosophical Question, August 2011
ANNA J. CLARK, Vologaeses as Mirror, September 2011
L. V. PITCHER, Ronald Syme and Ovid’s Road Not Taken, November 2011
LIVIA CAPPONI, Hecataeus of Abdera and a New Conjecture in Josephus, Contra Apionem 1.189, November 2011
… back issues, working papers, reviews, etc. are also available at the Histos site …
Spectator – The Magazine: Ancient and modern: World of shadows.
[ok ... technically not a blog; Peter Jones' regular bit of comparanda in the Spectator]
the CAMPVS: Hypermetric verses.
[rather more examples from Vergil than I thought there'd be]
History According to Bob: Donation of Alexandria
Tria Corda: Tria Corda: Autumn Edition.
[a sort of 'Etruscan carnival']
Word Without Profit: Pop Classics 1: Noah and the Whale, Jocasta.
Word Without Profit: Top Classical Films, in Anticipation of The Immortals: Part 1.
Seen on the Classicists list:
Conference: New Approaches to Greek and Roman Myth
The Department of Classical Studies at The Open University warmly invites you to a one-day conference on "New Approaches to Greek and Roman Myth". The event will be held at The Open University Regional Centre in London (Camden) on Saturday 21st January, 10am-4.30pm. Details of speakers and paper titles appear below. There will be £7 charge to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments. Booking forms and further details are available from Jessica Hughes (jessica.hughes AT open.ac.uk).
Colleagues may also be interested in a new myth-related resource that the OU has recently produced – a collection of video animations and audio discussions on Greek Heroes and their representation in popular culture from ancient times to the modern day.
Anastasia Bakogianni (OU) – Electra Ancient and Modern: The Reception of the Myth in Greek Tragedy and in the Modern World
Joanna Paul (OU) – The Half-Blood Hero: Percy Jackson and Mythmaking in the 21st Century
Annie Ravenshill-Johnson – The Metamorphoses of Hephaistos/Vulcan
Frances Eley (OU) – Staging Sacred Drama: Reception in Process
Sam Newington (OU) – Greece and the Near East: Creation Myths
Tori McKee (OU) – Reconstructing the Hippolytus myth: Euripidean Echoes in Modern Adaptations of Racine’s Phedre
Susan Deacy (Roehampton) – How to Write a Classical Mythology Textbook
A map showing the location of The Open University London Regional Centre can be found here: http://www3.open.ac.uk/contact/maps.aspx?contactid=1