Links for the Week of 16 December

A petition to keep the tomb of the Roman general who inspired Gladiator from being reburied: http://dariusaryadigs.com/2012/save-the-gladiator-tomb-sign-the-ipetition/ (via @SaveRome)
A Kickstarter to raise money for a free online movie about archaeology: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dariusarya/digging-history-getting-dirty-has-never-been-so-ed (via @SaveRome)
Online book chats about Roman Historical fiction: http://romanhistorybooks.typepad.com/roman_history_books_and_m/2012/12/roman-history-books-and-more-online-book-chats.html (via @IHahn)
Helmet from Caesar’s era found in Britain: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/12/caesar-wars-helmet-found-near-canterbury.html (via @jntribolo)
A stage where Nero performed is being excavated: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.de/2012/12/ancient-stage-where-nero-performed-as.html#.UMzmUKUsq_c (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
An interactive graphic (requires Flash) of Zeus’s relationships: http://visualising.org/full-screen/46524 (via @classicslibrary and @adrianmurdoch)
A tool for creating differentiated projects (with a nice section on Bloom’s built in): http://byrdseed.com/differentiator/ (via @KatyReddick)
English translations of Attic inscriptions: http://www.atticinscriptions.com (via @classicslibrary)
Caroline Lawrence’s thoughts on how Romans are different from people today: http://the-history-girls.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/musings-on-ancient-roman-mindset.html (via @CarolineLawrenc)
Not strictly Classical, but a piece on how different cultures differentiate colors (useful for thinking about “Roman purple”): http://www.empiricalzeal.com/2012/06/05/the-crayola-fication-of-the-world-how-we-gave-colors-names-and-it-messed-with-our-brains-part-i/ (via @CarolineLawrenc)

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