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 16 December

A petition to keep the tomb of the Roman general who inspired Gladiator from being reburied: (via @SaveRome)
A Kickstarter to raise money for a free online movie about archaeology: (via @SaveRome)
Online book chats about Roman Historical fiction: (via @IHahn)
Helmet from Caesar’s era found in Britain: (via @jntribolo)
A stage where Nero performed is being excavated: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
An interactive graphic (requires Flash) of Zeus’s relationships: (via @classicslibrary and @adrianmurdoch)
A tool for creating differentiated projects (with a nice section on Bloom’s built in): (via @KatyReddick)
English translations of Attic inscriptions: (via @classicslibrary)
Caroline Lawrence’s thoughts on how Romans are different from people today: (via @CarolineLawrenc)
Not strictly Classical, but a piece on how different cultures differentiate colors (useful for thinking about “Roman purple”): (via @CarolineLawrenc)

Links for the Week of 28 October

General advice on bellringers: (via @NEAToday)
Link to an article about differentiation in the Classics classroom (scroll down the page; link is to a pdf): (via @classicslibrary)
A dictionary of mythology (each letter links to a pdf): (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: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
The Golden Sponge Stick writing contest for students age 8 and up: @
“Snowboarding in the Circus Maximus? @” (via @CloacaMaxima2)
An article about the Etruscans: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)