Links for the week of 16 September

If Achilles Used Facebook…: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/opinion/sunday/the-social-networks-of-myths.html?_r=1

Amazing details about a Roman town revealed: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/geophysical-survey-reveals-first-images-of-lost-roman-town/ Via @markhilverda

A collection of beginning Latin readings: http://hiberna-cr.wikidot.com/reading-material @Quidfac

A BBC clip about painted Roman statues, with a reconstruction of what one looked like: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/0/19442872 Via @etclassics

A nice list of pros and cons on various dates for the fall of Rome:
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/fallofrome/ss/91212-Dates-for-the-Fall-of-Rome.htm Via @_ancthist

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