Hodie est a.d. VIII Id. Feb. 2774 AUC ~ 24 Gamelion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
In the News
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In Case You Missed It
- [Ephemeris] IOSEPHI CONSILIVM
Public Facing Classics
- Donkeys and Mares: Tinder for Misogynists – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Misrepresentation
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- AWOL – The Ancient World Online: EAMENA Jordan Exhibition
- On Poets and Fishmongers – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- The Art of Reading Slowly – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Weekend Reading: Self-Reflective Classics – Classical Studies Support
- Missed Your Target But Hit Your Step-Mother? That’s Not So Bad: Plutarch on Adapting to Chance – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Joy (of) Division – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- The History Blog » Blog Archive » Dozens of terracotta cult figurines found in ancient Myra
- Worthless museum pieces? – Mainzer Beobachter
- Towards a New Understanding of the Port of Claudius – Portus Project
- Artemisia Gentileschi’s Danaë: Female Pain as Male Pleasure | by Chloe Wong | Ostraka | Feb, 2021 | Medium
- Βαρβαρίζοντες ἑλληνίζομεν·. περὶ τῆς τοῦ Σκύθου διαλέκτου παρʼ… | by In Medias Res | In Medias Res | Feb, 2021 | Medium
- The Ancient City of Termessos – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
- Museum of the Bible Returns Looted Artifacts to Egypt and Iraq
Greg Jenner is joined by historian Dr Kristi Upson-Saia and comedian Stu Goldsmith to explore the strange world of Ancient Greek and Roman medicine. Welcome to a time when health was fleeting, water could be dangerous and communal bum sponges were all the rage. The team will take you through a variety of common ailments from tight atoms to wandering wombs and provide startling cures in the form of electric eels and beavers’ anuses. Welcome to the world of ancient medicine!
- CHS Kosmos Society Online Open House | Ancient Greek Lyric and Music, Bettina Joy de Guzman
- Seneca: Don’t read too many books! | Latin Book Club | Seneca the Younger, letter 1.2 | Latinitium
- Spirits of the Ancestors | Michael Levy
- [JRA] E. A. Friedland, and M. Grunow Sobocinski, eds., with E. K. Gazda. 2015. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- [JRA] K. D. S. Lapatin, ed. 2019. Buried by Vesuvius: The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum.
- [JRA] P. Erdkamp, and C. Holleran, eds. 2019. The Routledge Handbook of Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World. London and New York: Routledge.
- [BMCR] Michael Everett Brumbaugh, The new politics of Olympos: kingship in Kallimachos’ Hymns. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
- [BMCR] Adam Lecznar, Dionysus after Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy in twentieth-century literature and thought. Classics after antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Charles W. King, The ancient Roman afterlife: di manes, belief, and the cult of the dead. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2020.
- Catalogue de la collection d’antiquités du comte Alexei Sergeevich Uvarov | Spartokos a lu
Online Talks and Professional Matters
- Epigraphy and Gender in the Graeco-Roman World (SCS, Jan 5-8, 2022) – Current EpigraphyCurrent Epigraphy
- Exhibition Lecture: Science and Spectacle in Galen’s Rome Registration, Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 5:00 PM | Eventbrite
- Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics job with Carleton College | 316903
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
- Homeromanteion | Online Homeric Oracle
- Sortes Virgilianae (English)
- Sortes Virgilianae (Latin)
- Consult the Oracle at UCL
Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends the destruction of grain supplies, especially barley.
… adapted from the text and translation of:
Jean MacIntosh Turfa, The Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar, in Nancy Thomson de Grummond and Erika Simon (eds.), The Religion of the Etruscans. University of Texas Press, 2006. (Kindle edition)