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Links for the Week of 27 January

The APA is offering monetary awards to teachers: http://apaclassics.org/index.php/apa_blog/apa_blog_entry/4021/ (via @rogueclassicist et al.)
CONVENTICULUM Bostoniense 2013 will run July 27-August 4th. See http://conventiculum.org for more details.
A new issue of Teaching Classical Languages is out: http://www.tcl.camws.org
A new edition of PRIMA is out: http://www.etclassics.org/pages/prima (via @etclassics)
360 degree image of Leptis Magna: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/ancient-libya/leptis-magna-gigapan (via @ahencyclopedia)
Pictures and recipe for Roman libum: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolemage/sets/72157632598067611/ (via @carolemadge)
Roman pork and apples recipe and pictures: http://www.silkroadgourmet.com/ancient-roman-pork-with-apples/ (via @Nihil_Novi_Net and @rogueclassicist)
Roman air pollution (via @brevkin)
In Our Time episode about Romulus and Remus: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01q02t7 (via @ancientblogger and @jntribolo )
Nero’s changing profile: http://hehasawifeyouknow.tumblr.com/post/41042171125/a-general-progression-of-neros-portraiture-on (via @ancientblogger)
Roman armor found at Caerleon dig: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-11288684 (via @ManchurianDevil)
Roman soldiers of African descent at Hadrian’s Wall: http://www.blackpast.org/?q=gah/africans-hadrians-wall (via @HistoryNeedsYou)


Links for the week of 4 November

Comparisons of mummy portraits with the mummies’ faces: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2224029/First-Century-Photoshop-Study-brings-mummies-life-reveals-talent-ages-painters-eerie-portrait-likenesses.html (via @DrKillgrove)

A new online Latin dictionary: http://instantlatin.com (via @etclassics)

A reconstruction of a dish from Apicius: http://pass-the-garum.blogspot.de/2012/10/pork-and-fruit-minutal.html (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)

Cat sanctuary may be pushed out of Torre Argentina: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20152238 (via @AIRomanCulture)

A cartoon about a day in the life of a rich Roman boy: http://rogueclassicism.com/2012/10/30/video-upper-class-teen-boy-life-in-ancient-rome/ (Warning: does contain cartoon nudity at the beginning as part of a discussion about Roman fires and briefly in the baths, as well as vomiting). (via @rogueclassicist)

Virtual tour of the Ara Pacis (requires Flash): http://tourvirtuale.arapacis.it/eng/index.html (via @ProfChristensen)