antikythera


Links for the Week of 11 November

In time for Movember, a piece about beards and mustaches in antiquity: http://hehasawifeyouknow.tumblr.com/post/34927465794/taking-it-on-the-chin-facial-hair-and-barbers-in (via @ancientblogger and @rogueclassicist)
And a piece about caryatids’ hairstyles: @http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Grecian-formula-Archeologist-unravels-the-4016869.php (via @rogueclassicist)
An interesting MIT course about ancient technology and science: @http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/special-programs/sp-713-recreate-experiments-from-history-inform-the-future-from-the-past-galileo-january-iap-2010/ (via @dancohen)
An article in Scientific American on the Antikythera mechanism: @http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2012/11/decoding-an-ancient-computer/ (via @rogueclassicist)
A pice on ancient voting: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/voting-with-the-ancient-greeks/ (via @KatyReddick)
The Etruscans: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/10/what-have-etruscans-ever-done-for-us.html (via @jntribolo)
A piece about research in the time of Google: http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/11/why-googling-it-is-not-enough/#more-24869 (via @anniemurphypaul)
A new Latin app is available from Paul Hudson (Teachers can e-mail help@romansgohome.com for a free copy): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/latin-builder/id576023631?ls=1&mt=8 (via @twostraws)


Links for the Week of 21 October

The #LatinTweetUp will be happening on 10/25 (via @AIRomanCulture).
Shelly McCormick-Lane has collected a list of scholarships for Latin students: http://teacherweb.com/TX/ClearLakeHighSchool/McCormick-Lane/links3.aspx
A new Roman catacomb has been discovered by people following a cat: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/18/cat-2000-year-old-roman-catacomb?CMP=twt_gu (via @guardian)
Paul Hudson (@twostraws) has two new Latin iOS apps (links are to the App Store): Latin Pairs and Latin Scramble. Teachers can get free copies by e-mailing help@romansgohome.com.
A detailed, interactive map of the Roman Empire: http://pelagios.dme.ait.ac.at/maps/greco-roman/ (via @markhilverda)
“The Aeneid: The Animated Short:” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNVJNxkNSDs (via @etclassics)
An article about the Antikythera shipwreck: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2012/oct/02/return-antikythera-wreck-ancient-computer?cat=science&type=article (via @michaelmuseums)
Roman broken bone setting: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/10/break-leg-fracture-treatment-in-iron.html
An analysis of the filming of the Widow of Ephesus scene in Fellini’s Satyricon: http://garydevore.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/satyricon-14-scene-viii-trimalchios-tomb-and-the-widow-of-ephesus/


Links for the Week of 7 October

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 to the wreck where the Antikythera mechanism was found: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-antikythera-mechanism-return-to.html (via @jntribolo)
A lively, popular article about Apicius: http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2012/09/27/161874316/who-wants-to-eat-jellyfish-omelettes-dolphin-meatballs-mouse-on-toast-these-guys (via @SarahEBond)
From @YaleClassicsLib “The Classics Library’s Reference Sources for Classical Studies handout has been updated http://fb.me/1e7IXFIoQ ” Wonderful list of sources with thoughtful annotations.