Hodie est a.d. XIII Kal. Sept. 2774 AUC ~ 12 Metageitnion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
In the News
- Archaeologists explore culinary culture of Lydians with dentist tools | Daily Sabah
- Statue of Greek health goddess Hygieia unearthed in Turkey
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- The inexhaustible palace of Zominthos | eKathimerini.com
- Even after Assyria won, Judeans produced olive oil in biblical Shephelah – The Jerusalem Post
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- New YouTube Video for ‘The Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages’, 19 August 2021 – Tales of Times Forgotten
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- Hannibal op zoek naar wraak – Mainzer Beobachter
- PaleoJudaica.com: Night-shift archaeology
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- Illustrating the Dolphin Editions | by Maud Taber-Thomas | In Medias Res | Aug, 2021 | Medium
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Assorted Twitter Threads
- @DocCrom on Ovid, Fasti 2.125-132
András discusses the medical conditions that showed themselves through heat of some kind. ‘Heat’ could affect many different body parts, for various reasons. Which medicinal ingredients were used to cure ‘heat’ and why? András also gives an introduction to his latest work on ‘glosses’ in medical texts, and what the broader significance of the different types is.
- The History and Philosophy of Physics Podcast: 011: Mix and Mingle Like Nothing is Single on Apple Podcasts
This episode is about Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, the final Presocratic I’m planning on covering! He thought there was a little bit of everything in everything and that mind set the universe in motion. He also did some observational science and is credited as the first to correctly explain the cause of eclipses.
With the summer holiday season in full swing for all the team (except Murray in Australia), we thought we’d discuss everyone’s favourite fiction books, which feature ancient warfare.
Professor & Graduate Chair, Kelly Olson, Western University, joins the show to discuss what ancient Romans wore. Topics discussed include: the attire, fabrics used, what colour was meant to communicate about the bearer, if undergarments were exercised, how Romans cleansed themselves, and more.
- ILIAD BOOK 9: Everybody Begs Achilles to Come Fight, and He Says “NO” Because He’s A Child. | Moan, Inc
- Ecole française d’Athènes
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- 30/06/2021- Journée Territoires multiples- Aménagements de la ville et de la chôra
- 30/06/2021- Journée Territoires multiples- Le territoire civique de Cos après le synœcisme
- Elite and Levy Units of the Eastern Roman Army | Kings and Generals
- Can We Judge Historical Figures by Contemporary Standards? | Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
- Reperti Porta Sarno presso Laboratorio Ricerche Applicate.Intervista ad antropologa Valeria Amoretti | Pompeii Sites
- [BMCR] Laurent Bricault , Isis Pelagia: images, names and cults of a goddess of the seas . Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, volume 190. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019.
- [BMCR] Michele Solitario , L ‘Ermotimo di Luciano: introduction, translation and commentary . Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Band 136. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2020.
- [BMCR] A. D. Morrison, Apollonius Rhodius, Herodotus and historiography. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Alfredo Buonopane, Myriam Pilutti Namer, Luigi Sperti, Antichità in giardino, giardini nell’antichità. Studi sulla collezione Giusti a Verona e sulla tradizione delle raccolte di antichità in giardino. Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore, 2020.
Exhibition Related Things
Online Talks and Professional Matters
- Art Break: Seeing Blackness in Greek and Etruscan Art | Getty360 Calendar
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
- Genius at the bottom of the sea
- Let Persephone, the robot guide, lead you through this Greek cave | KECI
‘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 plague upon the cattle and confusion for the state.
… 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)#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for August 19, 2021