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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/


Links for the Week of 20 January

The deadline to apply for the American Academy in Rome Classical Summer School has been extended to 31 January and there are still funding opportunities available for secondary teachers: http://aarome.org/apply/summer-programs-0

Only a few spaces remain in the free CAM workshop on Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Teaching Latin on 9 February: http://www.massclass.org/index.php/archives/309

Finds from the drains of Roman bath houses tell us what people wore and what they did there: http://www.livescience.com/26202-drain-lost-items-roman-baths.html (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)

A portrait of a Roman man buried in Roman Britain has been produced using Roman artistic conventions: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-21009520 (via @DHSBClassics)

A collection of bibliographies on Roman topics: http://cnx.org/content/col11220/latest/ (via @apaclassics and @iota_subscript)

An argument for teaching Latin: http://comingofageinthemiddle.blogspot.ca/2012/12/verbatim.html (via @quinnkl and @rogueclassicist)

Treasure that was buried to save it from invading Romans has been found: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/2-000-old-treasure-discovered-black-sea-fortress-151425299.html (via @quinnkl)

Comparison of the walls of Rome: http://nolli.uoregon.edu/wallsOfRome.html (via @SarahEBond)

Amazing interactive timeline of Greek and Roman history and literature: http://learninglatin.altervista.org/chrono/chronology.html?l=eng (via @rogueclassicist)