Greek


Links for the Week of 23 December

After this post, we’ll be taking a break until after the start of the New Year.

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@ProfChristensen has started a tumblr showing Latin found in the wild: http://realworldlatin.tumblr.com (via @ProfChristensen)

A timeline of Roman emperors and other major figures with images from coins and brief biographies: http://finds.org.uk/romancoins/emperors/timeline (Check out the changing profile of Nero!) (via @portableant)

Gregory Nagy’s course on the Ancient Greek Hero available online: http://kleos.chs.harvard.edu/?p=985 (via @HellenicStudies)


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)