A bit of hype/an excerpt from MaryBeard’s Meet the Romans … interesting stuff:
Madeline Miller: Myth of the Week: Atlas.
The Silk Road Gourmet: Ancient Roman Cookoff Entry 1: Pullus Frontonianus by Charles Perry.
The Silk Road Gourmet: Cookoff Challenge # 2 – Ancient Rome.
The Silk Road Gourmet: Umami in a Bottle: Homemade Garum.
History of the Ancient World: Roman Agricultural Magic.
American Philological Association: APA Blog : Instructions for Submission of Individual Abstracts for 2013 Annual Meeting.
The ASOR Blog: “Jonah” Ossuary Discussed in Print in 1981.
XKV8R: The Official Blog of Dr. Robert R. Cargill: what handles? these handles. and fish don’t have handles.
- 421 B.C. — Peace of Nikias brings the first phase of the Peloponnesian war (a.k.a. the Archidamian War) to an end (by one reckoning)
- 52 B.C. — trial of Milo – with Cicero on his side — for the murder of Clodius (by one reckoning)
- 92 A.D. — martyrdom of Antipas
- 145 A.D. — birth of the future emperor Septimius Severus