Here’s some of the interesting Classics-related items we’ve discovered over the last few weeks!
A unique opportunity to show Latin in the context of planetary science is project Beautiful Mars Latin, the world’s first science feed in Latin from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Enjoy a perfect pairing of Latin (captions) and high resolution images of the surface of Mars from HiRISE, the camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Close up of the Nobel Prize for Physics with its LATIN inscription.
A picture dictionary in Latin: Orbis pictus by Iohannes Amos Comenius, with detailed depiction of and vocabulary for many naturally occurring phenomena!
The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World.
and at last: A site for palindromes and palindrome lovers. Also great for a class warmup, um, raw!