Links for the week of 2 September

Podcast on Caesar’s Army (from Prof. Francese on Latin Best Practices): http://dcc.dickinson.edu/podcasts/caesars-army”
Podcast on Caesar’s Strategy and Genius (from Prof. Francese on Latin Best Practices): http://dcc.dickinson.edu/podcasts/caesars-strategy-and-genius
“The New York Times reports that the motto of the Bronx is “ne cede malis” – and discusses both the history of the Bronx and the appropriateness of the quote.” (via Ruth Breindel) http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/bronx-motto/?ref=nyregion
“The Attack Ad, Pompeii-Style” http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/30/the-attack-ad-pompeii-style/ (via @Caecilius and many others)
The Vatican will be establishing a new academy for the study of Latin (article has some modern terms in Latin as well): http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/vaticancityandholysee/9511929/Latin-rebirth-in-schools.html (via @adrianmurdoch)

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