History With A Twist: Ancient Fact of the Day: Romans Partied Hard in December.
ArcheoRivista: Segesta. Chiuso il tempio per carenza di personale.
[I suspect we'll be reading more stories like this, alas ...]
Bread and Circuses: Latrines at Dougga.
[Adrian Murdoch seems to be compiling a collection]
Mike Anderson’s Ancient History: Roman Battle Tactics.
[link works now!]
Dienekes’ Anthropology Blog: The womb of nations: how West Eurasians came to be.
[following the genetic path]
Classical Archaeology News ~ Lunar eclipse and the Tempe of Hercules, Amman, JordanLunar….
Ancient World Open Bibliographies: Bibliography: Berenike Egyptian Red Sea Coast.
- Rites in honour of Tellus, the earth goddess which perhaps included a lectisternium (a ‘dinner party’ at which images of the god(s) would ‘dine’ with participants) in honour of Ceres.
- 405 B.C. — battle of Aegospotami (by one reckoning)
- 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Lucy of Syracuse
- 1783 — Death of Samuel Johnson