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Links for the Week of 10 March

Call for Papers

The Digital Classics Association has sent out a call for papers for their panel at the 2014 APA Conference. Deadline is 29 March 2013.

Pompeii

Article by Mary Beard on Pompeii with an interactive map. (via @wmarybeard)

Free e-book on Pompeii from the British Museum. (via @cortsims and Emil Penarubia)

Food

Secrets of Ancient Greek gastronomy.
(via @SarahEBond)

Review of a recipe from Pass the Garum, with a picture of a Roman soldier in full kit eating it. (via @ancientblogger)

Recipe for Roman bread. (via @ClassicsAlberta)

Petitions and Fundraising

Petition to save the Gladiator tomb. (via @SaveRome)

Raising money for Doctors without Borders and Combat Stress by walking Hadrian’s Wall. (via @BenKaneAuthor)

Reasons to study Classics

Essay on studying Classics. (via @rogueclassicist)

APA blog post on reasons to study non-STEM subjects. (via @apaclassics)

Summer Opportunities

“Living Latin, Living History,”an immersion spoken Latin course in Rome that runs from 12 June to 1 July. (via @apaclassics)

Maps

Map of Roman trade routes. (via @ancientblogger)
Map of marble quarries near Rome (link is to a Twitter-hosted image.) (via @SarahEBond)
The seven hills of Rome, with Google street views.(via @italofileblog)
Silk road route map.(via @ancientblogger)

Archaeology

Roman army camp in Germany. (via @quinnkl)
Temple to Jupiter Stator may have been found. (via @DrKillgrove)
Pictures of excavations under St. Peter’s in Rome during the 1950s.(via @ByzCapp)

Roman Women

Primary source texts about Roman women.(via @DCComm)

A list of interesting Roman women. (via @tronchin)

Latin

This post from Latin for Addicts talks about Latin words from Proto Indo European.

History

A summary of information on the missing Ninth Legion. (via @carolemadge)

Book Review

Review of Mary Beard’s new book. (via @TelegraphBooks)

Myth

Recordings of mythological stories. (via @classicslibrary)

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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)