Links for the Week of 16 December

A petition to keep the tomb of the Roman general who inspired Gladiator from being reburied: (via @SaveRome)
A Kickstarter to raise money for a free online movie about archaeology: (via @SaveRome)
Online book chats about Roman Historical fiction: (via @IHahn)
Helmet from Caesar’s era found in Britain: (via @jntribolo)
A stage where Nero performed is being excavated: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
An interactive graphic (requires Flash) of Zeus’s relationships: (via @classicslibrary and @adrianmurdoch)
A tool for creating differentiated projects (with a nice section on Bloom’s built in): (via @KatyReddick)
English translations of Attic inscriptions: (via @classicslibrary)
Caroline Lawrence’s thoughts on how Romans are different from people today: (via @CarolineLawrenc)
Not strictly Classical, but a piece on how different cultures differentiate colors (useful for thinking about “Roman purple”): (via @CarolineLawrenc)

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