Also Seen: Ben Hur – The Making of an Epic

My spiders brought back this really interesting page which has info on all the versions of Ben Hur (with plenty of eye candy posters) … definitely worth a look:


Video of the Moment: Dinosaurs, Myths, and Monsters

Not sure how long this will be available (these BBC things tend to disappear) … it appeared on BBC4 last weekend and is based on Adrienne Mayor’s First Fossil Hunters … enjoy:


Also Seen: Langues et Cultures de l’Antiquite

Very interesting blog out of France which came to my attention via Delphine Regnard on Twitter:

… plenty of news, reviews (book and plenty of games), and the like … worth a look if you’re comfortable with the French! I’ll regularly be scanning this one for inclusion in our Circumundique posts …


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v kalendas octobres

ante diem v kalendas octobres

  • 70 A.D. — Roman armies break through the walls of the upper city of Jerusalem (by one reckoning)