Links for the Week of 10 March

Call for Papers

The Digital Classics Association has sent out a call for papers for their panel at the 2014 APA Conference. Deadline is 29 March 2013.


Article by Mary Beard on Pompeii with an interactive map. (via @wmarybeard)
Free e-book on Pompeii from the British Museum. (via @cortsims and Emil Penarubia)


Secrets of Ancient Greek gastronomy.
(via @SarahEBond)
Review of a recipe from Pass the Garum, with a picture of a Roman soldier in full kit eating it. (via @ancientblogger)
Recipe for Roman bread. (via @ClassicsAlberta)

Petitions and Fundraising

Petition to save the Gladiator tomb. (via @SaveRome)
Raising money for Doctors without Borders and Combat Stress by walking Hadrian’s Wall. (via @BenKaneAuthor)

Reasons to study Classics

Essay on studying Classics. (via @rogueclassicist)
APA blog post on reasons to study non-STEM subjects. (via @apaclassics)

Summer Opportunities

“Living Latin, Living History,”an immersion spoken Latin course in Rome that runs from 12 June to 1 July. (via @apaclassics)


Map of Roman trade routes. (via @ancientblogger)
Map of marble quarries near Rome (link is to a Twitter-hosted image.) (via @SarahEBond)
The seven hills of Rome, with Google street views.(via @italofileblog)
Silk road route map.(via @ancientblogger)


Roman army camp in Germany. (via @quinnkl)
Temple to Jupiter Stator may have been found. (via @DrKillgrove)
Pictures of excavations under St. Peter’s in Rome during the 1950s.(via @ByzCapp)

Roman Women

Primary source texts about Roman women.(via @DCComm)
A list of interesting Roman women. (via @tronchin)


This post from Latin for Addicts talks about Latin words from Proto Indo European.


A summary of information on the missing Ninth Legion. (via @carolemadge)

Book Review

Review of Mary Beard’s new book. (via @TelegraphBooks)


Recordings of mythological stories. (via @classicslibrary)
(edited to fix a typo)

Links for the Week of 27 January

The APA is offering monetary awards to teachers: (via @rogueclassicist et al.)
CONVENTICULUM Bostoniense 2013 will run July 27-August 4th. See for more details.
A new issue of Teaching Classical Languages is out:
A new edition of PRIMA is out: (via @etclassics)
360 degree image of Leptis Magna: (via @ahencyclopedia)
Pictures and recipe for Roman libum: (via @carolemadge)
Roman pork and apples recipe and pictures: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net and @rogueclassicist)
Roman air pollution (via @brevkin)
In Our Time episode about Romulus and Remus: (via @ancientblogger and @jntribolo )
Nero’s changing profile: (via @ancientblogger)
Roman armor found at Caerleon dig: (via @ManchurianDevil)
Roman soldiers of African descent at Hadrian’s Wall: (via @HistoryNeedsYou)

Links for the Week of 13 January

A gingerbread Roman villa from King Arthur Flour’s contest:
Ascanius is looking for late high school and early college Latin students to work at its LatinSummer program:
Pills found in a Roman shipwreck: Smithsonian blog and (via @SmithsonianMag and @classicslibrary)
An article about the second-floor toilets at Pompeii: (via @tronchin)
“The Construction of Authenticity in the Claudius novels:” (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
Close-up pictures of reconstructions of Roman legionary armor: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
A piece on social status shown in Roman children’s shoes: (via @rogueclassicist and @DrKillgrove)
Freshly discovered Roman statues of the Niobids: and (via @tronchin and @rogueclassicist)
Vestal Virgin hairdo instructions: (via @TheHistoryBrew)
Social networks at Pompeii traced through graffiti: (via @DrKillgrove and @rogueclassicist )
Traces of frescoes in the Colosseum:
(via @DrKillgrove)
Roman furniture and violence: (via @SarahEBond)
Reasons why we should study Latin: (via @DHSBClassics)