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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/