Roger Pearse: The text tradition of the Greek artillery manuals.
Hypotyposeis: Indicating Internal Evidence in the Text-Critical Apparatus.
[some (useful) sigla used to indicate scribal errors in manuscripts]
Roger Pearse: Translations of the works of Hero of Alexandria.
Roman Religion: Studying Roman Religion – brief history of research.
[just discovered this blog this week …]
Laudator Temporis Acti: Definition of a Scholar.
Love of History Blog: Kylie Minogue and the Classics.
Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Athena Protests.
The Homer Multitext: Paradigm Shifts.
[on oral traditions, Milman Parry, and the like]
Another thing lurking in the bottom of my mailbox was a link I saved ages ago to a number of magazine covers from assorted late-19th/early-20th century magazines with a Classics bent … one of my faves was this one (via posterclassics.com):
I’ll post others from time to time … this one could be such a cool t-shirt …
My evenings are usually spent reading assorted items in assorted ways on my iPad and one of the many things I do consult is an app/site called The Browser, which collects lengthier items from the web which it considers to be ‘worth reading’. One of their own regular features is something called a ‘Five Books’ interview, wherein they interview various personages for recommendations for five decent books on a particular subject. As I burrow through my email box, I notice that I had set aside some of these to post here, but I don’t think I ever did, so: