Links For the Week of 24 February


Contests

The contest to name Pluto’s moons runs until noon EST on Monday: http://www.plutorocks.com

Bulletins and Newsletters

The Canadian Classical Bulletin is out for February: http://cac-scec.ca/ccb/ccb19/ccb19.06.0.html (via @GuyChamberland)

Art and Artifacts

The Metropolitan Museum has a survey of images of Eros: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/objects?exhibitionId=%7B74AD4B7E-5557-4B1F-A1D0-254D7D32D61A%7D&pg=1&rpp=20 (via @metmuseum)

Manuscripts from the Vatican Libraries: http://www.vaticanlibrary.va/home.php?pag=mss_digitalizzati (via @wilbourhall)

Bibliographies

A long list of bibliographies for Roman studies: http://ancientbiblio.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/bibliographies-for-roman-studies/ (via @jntribolo)

Fun with Latin

Latin Palindromes from Dickinson: http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2013/02/14/latin-palindromes/ (via @rogueclassicist)

In Defense of Latin

An op-ed in defense of Latin and the Liberal Arts: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/article_35bf399c-7185-11e2-99e9-001a4bcf6878.html (via @rogueclassicist and @archaeoinaction)

Ancient Sports

Why ancient athletes competed: http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2013/02/why-did-ancient-athletes-compete-in-sports/ (via @rogueclassicist)

Renovations of Ancient Sites

Delphi will be getting renovations: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/02/11/delphi-to-get-800000-makeover/


About Lydia Haile Fassett

Lydia is the Editor of CANEPress and is currently on maternity leave from teaching Latin and Classics at Academy Hill School in Springfield, MA. Her research interests include the use of technology in the classroom, Roman textiles, the Classical tradition, and Suetonius. Follow her on Twitter via @magistrahf.