Hodie est pr. Id. Oct. 2774 AUC ~ 8 Pyanepsion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
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- Yorkshire Museum acquires ‘truly exceptional’ Roman bronze hoard – BBC News
- Sub-sea tunnel excavations unearth 8,500-year-old history of Istanbul
- History being rewritten at train station in Istanbul
- Media Erase Jewish Connection to Newly Uncovered Ancient Winery in Israel | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com
In Case You Missed It
- Marble Source for Greek Archaic Sculpture Identified – Archaeology Magazine
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Classicists and Classics in the News
- This veterans’ book club finds resonance in war stories from thousands of years ago | Vermont Public Radio
- Diana Walton | Obituary | North Bay Nugget
- [Ephemeris] PAPAE BEATITVDO
Public Facing Classics
- The Omen Before the Wall – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Mayhem, Murder, AND Music: Returning to Euripides’ Bacchae! – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Persistence in Error
- Aeschylus | The Historian’s Hut
- Alexander and Bucephalas, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770) | The Historian’s Hut
- The Mythical Greek Ship, The Argo, Could Talk To Its Sailors | The Historian’s Hut
- Laudator Temporis Acti: The Triumph of Death
- The History Blog » Blog Archive » Update: Yorkshire Museum acquires Ryedale Ritual Bronzes
- The Laws of Hammurabi – Mainzer Beobachter
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Decrepit
- PaleoJudaica.com: Tenure-track Bible job at JTS
- Temple University Lecture: “Hateful Classicism: Greco-Roman Antiquity in the White Ethnonationalist Imagination” – Pharos
- Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Metal Detected Finds Sold to Public Collection by Mayfair Dealer via Hanson’s
- The Activist Classicist, Part One: Can You Be Both? – Sportula Europe
- Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Fake Ceramic Bullae Doing the Rounds
- Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: New York Antiquities Dealer Admits Mass-Producing Fakes He Sold for Years
- The Edithorial: On Being UnStoic in Zeno’s Cypriot Birthplace
- AWOL – The Ancient World Online: Dendara: Catalogue des dieux et des offrande
Association/Departmental Blogs and News
Other Blog-like Publications
- Pasts Imperfect (10.14.21) – by Sarah E. Bond, Colin McCaffrey, and Alex Magnolia – Pasts Imperfect
- Tucked-away marble quarries discovered as source for Archaic Apollo
- Clean or Unclean? – Biblical Archaeology Society
- Head from Roman period pulled up from the sea off Preveza
Assorted Twitter Threads
Lucius Vorenus and Niobe finally get some semblance of happiness before it is cruelly snatched away from them, Julius Caesar finally gets some semblance of happiness before it is cruelly snatched away from him, and Titus Pullo finally gets some semblance of happiness. Raising Standards, an occasional rewatch podcast of HBO’s Rome, hosted by Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith of the Emperors of Rome podcast.
Rome is a gorgeous palimpsest of history and no one knows that better than archaeologist Darius Arya and speleologist Adriano Morabito. Darius and Adriano join Erica for an afternoon chat about Rome.
A theatre, a gymnasium and houses with colonnaded courtyards: these are the hallmarks of an Ancient Greek city. So what are they doing in the city of Ai Khanum, far east of their origins in present day Afghanistan? In this first part of Tristan’s chat with Milinda Hoo, she takes us through the structures found in this ancient city, and what they tell us about the infrastructure and origins of Ai Khanum. Milinda is a global and ancient historian at the University of Freiberg, specialized in globalization and Hellenism across Central and West Asia.
- Ancient History Fangirl: Three Ghost Stories from Ancient Greece (with Liv Albert from Myths Baby!) on Apple Podcasts
Dads who devour their children. Disembodied baby heads. Corpses that stand up on the battlefield to prophesy doom. Women who return from the grave to carry on steamy affairs. The Ancient Greeks did ghost stories…a little differently. This week, we team up with Liv Albert from Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby! to bring you three ghostly tales from ancient Greece that will send a shiver down your spine.
Appius Claudius: what a man, what a couple of decemvirates! But while the title of this episode might have given some things away, it’s all about how it happens.
- Elite housing and the transformation of Rome’s eastern Caelian in the first–fourth centuries | British School at Rome
- Noctes Latinae (Colloquial Latin for Learners) SUBTITLED! With Stefano Vittori, Pars 1 z\ Musa Pedestris
- Battle of Silva Litana, 216 BC Hannibal (Part 14) Second Punic War | HistoryMarche
- DAInsight #18 Abteilung Rom – Heinz Beste: Colosseum und Amphitheater von S. M. Capua Vetere | DAI
- DAInsight #17 Abteilung Rom – Ralf Bockmann/Ulla Kreilinger | DAI
- DAInsight # 19 Athens Department – two lectures on Olympia | DAI
- [BMCR] Suzanne Adema, Tenses in Vergil’s Aeneid: narrative style and structure. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, volume 31. Leiden: Brill, 2019.
- [BMCR] Koen De Temmerman, The Oxford handbook of ancient biography. Oxford handbooks. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Sophia Papaioannou, Chrysanthi Demetriou, Plautus’ erudite comedy: new insights into the work of a “Doctus poeta”. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020.
Online Talks and Professional Matters
- Assistant Professor, Ancient Greek Language & Literature, Classics – HigherEdJobs
- German Archaeological Institute: Digital Lectures about Phokis
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
- Who Were the Lotus Eaters? – MarylandReporter.com
- Turkey’s gladiator graves tell a different story about the ancient warriors
- Ukraine’s Ancient ‘River Guardians’
- Entire Ancient Greek City of Ephesus is UNESCO World Heritage Site
‘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 war and the death of flocks.
… 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)