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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 9 December

Information about the ancient world from grape seeds: http://phys.org/news/2012-12-classics-professor-unearths-archaeological-clues.html (via @DrKillgrove)

Rick Riordan has a teacher’s guide for the Camp Half Blood Books: http://rickriordan.com/my-books/percy-jackson/resources/teachers-guide.aspx (via @etclassics)

A summary of how the Oracle at Delphi worked: http://news.discovery.com/history/how-did-the-oracle-at-delphi-really-prophesize-121205.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1 (via @rogueclassicist)

A searchable resource on Latin poetry (including post-Classical): http://www.mqdq.it/mqdq/home.jsp?lingua=en (via @Horatiana)

The text of Asclepiodotus is now available on Lacus Curtius for all of you ancient military fans: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Asclepiodotus/home.html (via @LacusCurtius)

Onasander makes a Lacus Curtius appearance as well: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Onasander/home.html (via @LacusCurtius)

The NJCL creative writing contest, with entries due in February, has been announced: http://www.njcl.org/pages/njcl-creative-writing-contest (via @quinnkl)

The Cloaca Maxima may be in danger of collapsing: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/11/ancient-rome-sewer-cloaca-maxima-in.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter (via @jntribolo)

A nice collection of Greek readers: http://iris.haverford.edu/homer13/2012/11/29/145/ (via @bretmulligan)

An online Greek-English dictionary: http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/efts/Woodhouse/ (via @foundy17)

Pictures of Roman razors: http://calvusguy.blogspot.fr/2012/11/a-close-shave.html (via @jntribolo)

Perseus has a list of scholarly abbreviations: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/abbrevhelp (via @SarahEBond, who points out that this is helpful to give to students)