History of the Ancient World: Hypatia of Alexandria.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: What Examples Do You Know of Ancient Racism?.
Laudator Temporis Acti: Headache Remedy.
History of the Ancient World: Biography of Titus Labienus, Caesar’s Lieutenant in Gaul.
The Aramaic Blog: A Little Bit More Perspective – The Patio Tomb Jonah Ossuary.
Corinthian Matters: Another Article on the Diolkos.
Classics Daily: Teaching Koine?.
American Institute for Roman Culture: Pipiatio Latina: Summary #LTNL.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: 3 Noteworthy Roman Matrons.
History of the Ancient World: The Empire’s Muse: Roman Interpretations of the Amazons through Literature and Art.
The Homer Multitext: Hektor’s Variation on a Lament by Briseis.
Pop Classics: Spartacus Vengeance: Balance.
History With A Twist: In the You Can’t Make This Stuff up Dept: PURIFICATION BY PUPPIES!.
[Vicky Alvear Shecter's been reading Plutarch!]
About.com Archaeology: The Harbor at Ostia Antica.
Laudator Temporis Acti: Beatus Ille.
Bread and Circuses: Archaeology and cultural history of the Roman toilet.
Laudator Temporis Acti: Spring in Vergil’s Georgics.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: Greek Spring Myth.
Classical Archaeology News: It’s one-click activism, but still worth it: Support Greek….
[we'll be blogging this ourselves in the near future]
- Festival of Mars continues (day 23)
- Tubilustrum — as part of the general military preparations which are associated with the festival of Mars, the ‘war horns’ (tubae) were ritually cleaned
- Quinquatrus (day 5) — final day of the gladiator fest
- 1606 — Death of Justus Lipsius