Hodie est a.d. XIII Kal. Dec. 2774 AUC ~ 15 Maimakterion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
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In Case You Missed It
- Hoard of 5,500 Roman-Era Silver Coins Unearthed in Germany | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
- Archaeologists reveal Hellenistic fortress destroyed by the Hasmoneans – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
Public Facing Classics
- AWOL – The Ancient World Online: Active Open Access Journals
- Writing Like a Scholar | Archaeology of the Mediterranean World
- On the continuity of laughing at other people’s misfortunes – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- AWOL – The Ancient World Online: Athar Project: The Antiquities Trafficking and Heritage Anthropology Research Project
- Did the Phoenicians Circumnavigate Africa? – Tales of Times Forgotten
- Kiwi Hellenist: The dates of Homer
- De IJzertijd – Mainzer Beobachter
- PaleoJudaica.com: Hendin, Guide to Biblical Coins (6th ed)
- PaleoJudaica.com: Review of new English translation of Strack-Billerbeck
- The great Roman bake off: How to recreate the iconic panis quadratus in 5 easy steps | Bacchus and beyond
- Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: PAS: So What Are the Real Figures Anyway, and How Are They Calculated?
- Nothing To Write about: Cicero Gives Up – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Learning and Thriving with Dyslexia – Asterion | Celebrating Neurodiversity in Classics
- Referenda ad Senatum: November 19, 2021: Hidden String-Pullers, Falling Empires and Tactics Against Horse Archers! – A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry
- Blogging ancient epigram: The Highgate Caroller
- The (Im)Possibility of Decolonizing Anthropology – Everyday Orientalism
Association/Departmental Blogs and News
- Tulane Professor Allison Emmerson Receives AIA Recognition | The Louisiana Classicist
- Dr. Marc-Antoine De Lavis-Trafford (1880-1960)
- Bring in the Artists | Classics at Reading
Other Blog-like Publications
- A.E. Housman and Miss A.M.B. Meakin: A Star Pupil in Victorian London – Antigone
- Archaeologists reveal Hellenistic fortress destroyed by the Hasmoneans
- Pasts Imperfect (11.18.21) – by Sarah E. Bond, Colin McCaffrey, Joel Christensen, and Nandini Pandey – Pasts Imperfect
- ANE TODAY – 202111 – A Half a Century of Studying Biblical Coins – American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR)
Assorted Twitter Threads
- @DocCrom on some coins associated with the River Strymon
- @DocCrom on Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 1.29-37
Untaxed, but burdened by Rome’s demands for ever more infantry and cavalry from their small tribe, the Batavians use the chaos of AD 69 to revolt. It would take the combined effort of nine legions to quell.
North East of Greece would be a land seen as wild and untamed stretching from the modern-day nation of Hungary to the Ukraine, and then to the Black Sea and Aegean. The Greeks would view the people that inhabited these lands as barbarians, much the same way they did to other cultures that differed from theirs. Though these people that they would call the Thracians, seemed that much more uncivilised compared to the other barbarians they had encountered…
Hypatia of Alexandria wears many hats. Philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician. And for a woman in the 4th and 5th century… well that’s a big deal. Hypatia helped shaped the minds of an entire generation of leaders, but not everyone was a fan. Join us here as we discuss her life.
- CHS Dialogues with Gregory Nagy | Heroes, Heroines, and Gods | Center for Hellenic Studies
- The Cave of Hermes | Michael Levy
- What was lost when the Library of Alexandria burned? – DOCUMENTARY | Kings and Generals
- THE FURIES: Who Were These Ancient Goddesses of Vengeance? | Moan Inc.
- 10/11/21- SemGRAnt- The Spartan Krypteia Revisited | Ecole française d’Athènes Ecole française d’Athènes
- The Amphorae of the Kerameikos Cemetery at Athens from the Submycenaean to the Protogeometric Period
- [BMCR] Eleni Manakidou, Amalia Avramidou, Η κεραμική της κλασικής εποχής στο βόρειο Αιγαίο και την περιφέρειά του (480-323/300 π.χ.)/Classical pottery of the northern Aegean and its periphery (480-323-/300 B.C.). Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2019.
- [BMCR] Alexander Sens, Hellenistic epigrams: a selection. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Stefan Ardeleanu, Numidia Romana? die Auswirkungen der römischen Präsenz in Numidien (2. Jh. v. Chr. – 1. Jh. n. Chr.). Archäologische Forschungen, 38. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2021.
- [BMCR] Robin Waterfield, The making of a king: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greeks. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2021.
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Online Talks and Professional Matters
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Classics job with University of Miami | 2273392
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
- The Elgin marbles: stealing beauty
- The ‘stolen’ treasures that are wanted back
- The Parthenon Sculptures Should be Repatriated Immediately
- The long battle of the Greeks for the sculptures of the Acropolis
- The History of the Ancient Greek City of Thebes
- Griffins: The Noble Protectors of Ancient Greece
- How Do You Protect an Ancient Mosaic?
- How the Alphabet Came to Be | Discover Magazine
- The Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Temples of Olympia
- Roman-Era Millstone and Mixer Makers Knew Their Rocks – Eos
‘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 good health for women
… 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)