Roger Pearse: Ulansey’s “Origins of the Mithraic mysteries” – reviewed.
I’ve posted this one before, but what the heck … y’all probably need a bit of a breather from all the posting I’m doing tonight, so sit back, relax, and enjoy what our historyteachers friends have put together:
AWOL – The Ancient World Online: Berenike Excavations.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: Death of Cicero.
Love of History Blog: Archaeologists in Greece are fired.
[I might be blogging about this myself in the next few days]
History of the Ancient World: Hannibal: The Man, The Myth, The Mystery.
[videos and links!!!]
Roman Times: Review: Lion of the Sun by Harry Sidebottom.
History of the Ancient World: Roman Policy towards the Jews: Expulsions from the City of Rome during the First Century C.E..
Phoenicopolis: Nobis Scribendum Est de Servis Vocabulorum.
Roger Pearse: Mithras in the papyri.
History With A Twist~ Ancient “Fun” Fact of the Day: Ancient Romans Performed Human Sacrifice.
[if you're interested, track down: J. S. Reid, "Human Sacrifices at Rome and Other Notes on Roman Religion, "The Journal of Roman Studies , Vol. 2, (1912), pp. 34-52]
AWOL – The Ancient World Online: The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii Volume III: The Finds in Context: An On-Line Companion.
Pop Classics: Chelmsford 123: Mine’s a Double.
[hmmm ... haven't ever seen Chelmsford 123]
Bread and Circuses: Roman latrines at Housesteads.
[great photo; not quite sure how this one worked, though]
History of the Ancient World: Dating Christmas.
[another academia.edu paper]
[gotta win a lottery so I can go to things like this]
History of the Ancient World: Athenian Terms of Civic Praise in the 330s: Aeschines vs. Demosthenes.
American Philological Association: APA Blog : Philadelphia Meeting Abstracts.
[still think the APA and/or CAC (maybe CAMWS too) should come up with a web-based app (with an iPod/iPhone/Android companion) that will help you schedule the talks/sessions you want to see]
Laudator Temporis Acti: Punishment, Expiation, and Propitiation.
[on an interesting Lydian inscription]
Blogging Pompeii: Ancient speed dating.
[actually an interesting teaching technique]
Katakolon Museums: The fire pump of Heron.
[I saw a recreation of this thing (or something similar) on some television show; was it the Reinventors? I seem to recall they made it Chinese ...]
History of the Ancient World: Sol Invictus, the Winter Solstice, and the Origins of Christmas.
['tis the season; might as well have an academic article rather than some journalist's spin ...]
The History of Rome: 161- The Swamps of Ravenna.
[Stilicho and all that ...]
Tip o’ the pileus to Chuck Jones for alerting us to this paper (and others) by Andre Lemaire: