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
A description (with pictures!) of the battle of Alesia: http://www.mikeanderson.biz/2012/11/caesar-against-vercingetorix-siege-of.html (via @Nihil_Novi_Net) Mathematics texts in Latin (and Arabic and Sanskrit and other languages: http://www.wilbourhall.org (via
General advice on bellringers: http://public-groups.nea.org/discussion/topic/show/571439 (via @NEAToday) Link to an article about differentiation in the Classics classroom (scroll down the page; link is to a
Today’s post is a guest post from Bryan Carlson. The following is an outline for a discovery unit to use with students studying ancient history.
AIRC promo videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWCTT4SEVnA New information on what may be the exact location where Julius Caesar was killed: http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2012/10/julius-caesar-was-stabbed-right-here-researchers-claim/ (via @historyancient) Latin programs in Germany
An article on the tunnels at Baiae: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/10/the-unsolved-mystery-of-the-tunnels-at-baiae/ (via @DrKillgrove) Comments on the Classical names for storms from the Weather Channel: http://thecampvs.com/2012/10/03/the-weather-channel-gets-classical/ (via @theCAMPVS) Returning