Links for the Week of 18 November

A description (with pictures!) of the battle of Alesia: (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
Mathematics texts in Latin (and Arabic and Sanskrit and other languages: (via @LacusCurtius)
More Latin in schools in Britain: (via @miconm)
A brief piece about Heron of Alexander: (via @ancientblogger)
A new papal Latin academy: @DHSBClassics)
A tool to find parallels in Latin texts: (via @classicslibrary)
Hunger and Roman slaves: (via @DrKillgrove)
An interesting site about Homer: (via @
Latin is making a comeback in Australia: (via @history_geek)
Learning a language quickly: (via @Hadrianasblog)
Conference report on “Nutrition and Well-being in the Roman World:” (via @DrKillgrove)

Links for the Week of 11 November

In time for Movember, a piece about beards and mustaches in antiquity: (via @ancientblogger and @rogueclassicist)
And a piece about caryatids’ hairstyles: @ (via @rogueclassicist)
An interesting MIT course about ancient technology and science: @ (via @dancohen)
An article in Scientific American on the Antikythera mechanism: @ (via @rogueclassicist)
A pice on ancient voting: (via @KatyReddick)
The Etruscans: (via @jntribolo)
A piece about research in the time of Google: (via @anniemurphypaul)
A new Latin app is available from Paul Hudson (Teachers can e-mail for a free copy): (via @twostraws)