Hodie est a.d V Id. Sex. 2775 AUC ~ 12 Metageitnion in the second year of the 700th Olympia
In the News
- Archaeologists Rebury ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ Roman Villa | Smart News| Smithsonian Magazine
- Evidence of pathogens in ancient DNA could help explain the fall of two civilizations
- Arrest warrant issued for dealer who sold ‘hundreds’ of looted Middle East antiquities—some of which ended up in the Met
- Investigators Say Collector Had Suspect Art and Lots of Chutzpah – The New York Times
- Layered limestone deposits give unique insight to Roman aqueducts | Illinois
- SCAVI / Etruschi, nuove scoperte nell’area archeologica di Kainua a Marzabotto – Storie & Archeostorie
- ‘State couldn’t care less that Jewish heritage sites are being destroyed’ – www.israelhayom.com
- 1st inscription bearing name Gordion unearthed in Turkish capital | Daily Sabah
In Case You Missed It
- Archaeologists discover new rooms in a home in Pompeii providing glimpse into middle-class life | Daily Mail Online
- ‘London Times’ Readers: Give the Parthenon Marbles Back to Greece | GTP Headlines
Classicists and Classics in the News
- National Geographic highlights UC’s archaeological discoveries from ancient Greece | University Of Cincinnati
- Cupmaker, Cupmaker, Make Me a Cup – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Foundation of a New City
- Laudator Temporis Acti: Helluo Librorum
- Drink, Don’t Think About Tomorrow! – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE
- The Roman Senatorial War Against Gymnastic Games | The Historian’s Hut
- Euripides | The Historian’s Hut
- Muse and Poet, by Alfred Edward Chalon (c. 1780-1860) | The Historian’s Hut
- The History Blog » Blog Archive » Unique Scarborough Roman complex reburied
- Byblos in de Perzische tijd – Mainzer Beobachter
- PaleoJudaica.com: Who Was Ezra?
- PaleoJudaica.com: Ciner & Nunez (eds.), The Discoveries of Manuscripts from Late Antiquity (Brepols)
- PaleoJudaica.com: Remembering Dr. Norman K. Gottwald
- Digital Archaeology in Review | Archaeology of the Mediterranean World
- The History Blog » Blog Archive » Actaeon devoured by his dogs found in Roman theater
Other Blog-like Publications
- Uncovering Biblical Hannah’s Final Resting Place
- 7,800-year-old female figurine discovered in Ulucak Höyük in western Turkey – Arkeonews
- An inscription with the name of the ancient city was found at the excavation site in Gordion, the capital of the Phrygians – Arkeonews
- Archaeologist identifies position of Roman siege engines used during attack on Jerusalem – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
Assorted Twitter Threads
Known as the Eternal City, ancient Rome was one of the greatest civilisations in human history, but how did it come about? With a turbulent history of Kings, civil wars and imperial desires – Rome has an incredible history. But who founded it? Were Romulus and Remus real brothers fighting for their kingdoms, or did a Trojan hero found one of the mightiest Italian states? Recent archaeological discoveries indicate a far more complicated picture of Rome’s beginnings – but where does its mystic past fall into this new story? In this episode, Tristan is joined by Professor Guy Bradley from Cardiff University to discover more about the origins of Rome around the 8th century B.C.
- Ancient History Fangirl: ALL IN ONE PLACE: Marc Antony x Cleopatra: Lovers in a Dangerous Time: Parts 1, 2 and 3 on Apple Podcasts
This file contains the first three episodes in our series on Marc Antony and Cleopatra: Lovers in a Dangerous Time, all in one place. This series has everything: love, war, violence, betrayal, Marc Antony barfing everywhere, and Cleopatra being extremely glamorous at all times. If you’ve listened to our interview with Barry Strauss on the Battle of Actium, you may be in the mood to dive into this story–or revisit it.
- Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology Retold: CLXXIV: First He Made Us Feel For Agamemnon, and Now Menelaus is Sexy?! Euripides’ Helen (Part 3) on Apple Podcasts
Euripides is really here making us all fall for Menelaus and I don’t know how to deal with it. Menelaus and Helen are reunited and plan their escape from Egypt.
- Historical Warfare : Assyrian Cavalry – YouTube | Ancient History Guy
- Homeric Hymn 15, to Herakles, in Ancient Greek (20 minutes) – YouTube | Ancient Literature Dude
- Gladiatrix Revolutionizes DEADLY Colosseum Combat | Colosseum – YouTube | History
- The Roman Goddess Vesta and her Vestal Virgins – YouTube | World History Encyclopedia
- Does Classics Have a Future? On Sarah Derbew’s “Untangling Blackness in Greek Antiquity”
- BMCR – Paul James, Food provisions for ancient Rome: a supply chain approach. Studies in Roman space and urbanism. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020.
- BMCR – Anna Anguissola, Andreas Grüner, The nature of art: Pliny the Elder on materials. Materiality, 1. Turnhout: Brepols, 2020.
- BMCR – Luka Borsic, Liburnians and Illyrian Lembs: Iron Age ships of the eastern Adriatic. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2021.
- BMCR – Carolina López-Ruiz, Brian R. Doak, The Oxford handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean. Oxford handbooks. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Exhibition Related Things
Online Talks and Conference-Related Things
- CFP: Homer in Sicily | Society for Classical Studies
- Kairos in ancient arts and techniques | Society for Classical Studies
- See what’s happening today in Dr Pistone’s Online Classics Social Calendar
- SCS Calendar: Classics, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology Webinars
Jobs, Postdocs, and other Professional Matters
- Postdoctoral Research Assistant job with DURHAM UNIVERSITY | 304201
- Placement: Advertisements 2021-2022 | Society for Classical Studies
‘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 year of good health for people.
… 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)