Hodie est a.d. III id. Sext. 2774 AUC ~ 3 Metageitnion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
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In Case You Missed It
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- Pompeii: Remains of snack bar that served duck, snails and paella 2,000 years ago opens to tourists | Daily Mail Online
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Classicists and Classics in the News
- Lions in Roman Leicester | Blog post by Mary Beard | The TLS
- Donald Kagan, celebrated historian of the ancient world and revered teacher | YaleNews
- Stephen Miller, archaeologist known for work at Nemea, dies | eKathimerini.com
- PaleoJudaica.com: Toher, Nicolaus of Damascus (CUP)
- Your Ignorance of My Suffering – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- AWOL – The Ancient World Online: Kyprianos Update (10 August 2021)
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Change
- Vulci (CHRR 10) – Liv Mariah Yarrow https://livyarrow.org/2021/08/10/vulci-chrr-10/
- The History Blog » Blog Archive » Frescoed ancient fast food joint opens in Pompeii
- De Zeevolken: de problemen – Mainzer Beobachter
- Go Get Briseis – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- It is not against the law, if no one can see you: Online social organisation of artefact-hunting in former Yugoslavia | conflict antiquities
Assorted Twitter Threads
The Pompeiians had a wide variety of products at their disposal. Dr Ria Berg, Director, Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, joins the show to discuss the products that were being used in Pompeii by the 1st century CE.
- In Conversation With… Raksha Dave | Council for British Archaeology
- ILIAD BOOK 6: HECTOR BEING ADORABLE WITH HIS FAMILY (YOU’LL CRY) | Moan Inc.
- Eridu Genesis | The Sumerian Epic of Creation | Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
- What Went On In A Typical Ancient Roman Household? | Meet The Romans | Timeline
- 2 Hours of Ancient Greek Lyre Meditation Music | Michael Levy
- Why Study History? (M.) Collins and (P.N.) Stearns. Pp. viii+197. London: London Publishing Partnership, 2020.
- Leading the Roman Army. Soldiers and Emperors 31 BC- 235 AD (J.) Eaton. Pp. xiv+205, colour pls. Yorkshire and Philadelphia: Pen & Sword Books, 2020.
- Vincent Obsopoeus: How to Drink. A Classical Guide to the Art of Imbibing. (M.) Fontaine (ed., trans.). Pp. xxxii + 285. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Clifford Ando, William P. Sullivan, The discovery of the fact. Law and society in the ancient world. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Pierre Chiron, Benoît Sans, Les Progymnasmata en pratique, de l’Antiquité à nos jours. Etudes de littérature ancienne, 27. Paris: Rue d’Ulm, 2020.
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Online Talks and Professional Matters
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‘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 a good harvest, but things will be bad for reptiles and harmful to humans.
… 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)