Hodie est pr. Id. Ian. 2775 AUC ~ 10 Gamelion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
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- Domitianus (17): Piazza Navona – Mainzer Beobachter
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- Euripides’ Dramatic Jab Against Aeschylus’ Orestes Footprint Scene | The Historian’s Hut
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- Hermafroditos – Mainzer Beobachter
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- Headquarters of Ancient Egyptian mining mission found in Sinai. – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
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The Roman fort functioned as a base of operations for the army, a defensive and functional structure that could protect both the frontier of the Roman Empire and the supply lines. Guest: Dr Adrian Goldsworthy (historian and author, whose most recent work of fiction is titled ‘The Fort’).
The LEGO Colosseum is one of the largest LEGO sets available, containing more that 9000 pieces. It has been designed on such a scale to convey the monumental nature of the Colosseum in Rome, and contains many design elements that reflect those of the building. Guest: Rok Zgalin Kobe (Senior Designer, LEGO Group)
Francesca Peacock speaks to The Guardian’s chief culture writer Charlotte Higgins about her Greek Myths: A New Retelling, illustrated by Chris Ofili. How does weaving wind its way through ancient culture? How do you go about retelling stories that have been told so many times before?
WELCOME BACK to Actually Interesting History! In the first episode of Season 3 we explore the Great Sphinx! In this episode we cover what a sphinx is, the history of the archaeological excavations, and some ~interesting~ theories about who built it!!
Sermo 115, quo audientibus app “Legentibus” commendo, quo licet libros Latine a Daniel Pettersson recitatos auscultare.
- ODYSSEY BOOK 2: Telemachus Gets Bullied By The Suitors And Then He Leaves – YouTube | Moan Inc
- Meeting Medusa: Why Does the Ancient Monster Survive in the Modern World? – YouTube | Manchester Classical Association
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- Stupid Ancient History GCSE: 9 Alexanders Companions #1 – YouTube | D Midgley
- Rome’s Wonder Medicine: Cabbage – YouTube | Tasting History with Max Miller
- BMCR – Geoff Emberling, Bruce Williams, The Oxford handbook of ancient Nubia. Oxford handbooks. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
- BMCR – Irmgard Männlein-Robert, Seelenreise und Katabasis: Einblicke ins Jenseits in antiker philosophischer Literatur. Philosophie der Antike, 40. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2021.
- BMCR – Andrea Balbo, Jaewon Ahn, Confucius and Cicero: old ideas for a new world, new ideas for an old world. Roma Sinica, 1. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019.
Online Talks and Professional Matters
- Bordeaux 2022 – XVI Congressus Internationalis Epigraphiae Graecae et Latinae (V) – Current Epigraphy
- CFP-Ancient Coins – The Classical Association of Canada
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
- Archaeologists rule out murder as cause of King Tut’s death – Egypt Independent
- Using the Bible as an archaeological travel guide to Israel – Israel News – Haaretz.com
- Microsoft and A_DA rebuild Ancient Olympia – Design Week
- Was Alexander the Great Falsely Declared Dead? | Snopes.com
- Egypt’s Ptolemaic era witnessed the flourishing of arts & sciences – EgyptToday
‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends damage to men’s reputations but there will be plenty of fodder for beasts of burden and an abundance of fish.
… 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)