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)

Links for the Week of 28 October

General advice on bellringers: http://public-groups.nea.org/discussion/topic/show/571439 (via @NEAToday)
Link to an article about differentiation in the Classics classroom (scroll down the page; link is to a pdf): http://www.theclassicslibrary.com/2012/10/24/its-time-to-join-jact/ (via @classicslibrary)
A dictionary of mythology (each letter links to a pdf): http://mythreligion.philology.upatras.gr/pages/en/dictionary.html (via @classicslibrary)
Spoken Latin in Middletown, CT, USA on Nov 23 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Brewbakers. (via @KatyReddick)
A new dig will be taking place at Troy: bit.ly/VH7tEU (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
The Golden Sponge Stick writing contest for students age 8 and up: @http://flavias.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/golden-sponge-stick-comp-2012.html
“Snowboarding in the Circus Maximus? @http://wp.me/p2dVk1-2a” (via @CloacaMaxima2)
An article about the Etruscans: @bit.ly/XCnY26 (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)