Links for the Week of 20 January

The deadline to apply for the American Academy in Rome Classical Summer School has been extended to 31 January and there are still funding opportunities available for secondary teachers: http://aarome.org/apply/summer-programs-0
Only a few spaces remain in the free CAM workshop on Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Teaching Latin on 9 February: http://www.massclass.org/index.php/archives/309
Finds from the drains of Roman bath houses tell us what people wore and what they did there: http://www.livescience.com/26202-drain-lost-items-roman-baths.html (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)
A portrait of a Roman man buried in Roman Britain has been produced using Roman artistic conventions: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-21009520 (via @DHSBClassics)
A collection of bibliographies on Roman topics: http://cnx.org/content/col11220/latest/ (via @apaclassics and @iota_subscript)
An argument for teaching Latin: http://comingofageinthemiddle.blogspot.ca/2012/12/verbatim.html (via @quinnkl and @rogueclassicist)
Treasure that was buried to save it from invading Romans has been found: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/2-000-old-treasure-discovered-black-sea-fortress-151425299.html (via @quinnkl)
Comparison of the walls of Rome: http://nolli.uoregon.edu/wallsOfRome.html (via @SarahEBond)
Amazing interactive timeline of Greek and Roman history and literature: http://learninglatin.altervista.org/chrono/chronology.html?l=eng (via @rogueclassicist)

Links for the Week of 23 December

After this post, we’ll be taking a break until after the start of the New Year.
@ProfChristensen has started a tumblr showing Latin found in the wild: http://realworldlatin.tumblr.com (via @ProfChristensen)
A timeline of Roman emperors and other major figures with images from coins and brief biographies: http://finds.org.uk/romancoins/emperors/timeline (Check out the changing profile of Nero!) (via @portableant)
Gregory Nagy’s course on the Ancient Greek Hero available online: http://kleos.chs.harvard.edu/?p=985 (via @HellenicStudies)

Thursday Resource: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History


If you’re looking for wonderful images from the ancient world (or any time period), check out the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. You can search on images by time period, area, description, and more. There are alsoEssays on Greek and Roman Art illustrated with objects from the Met collection.
(picture is a partial screenshot of http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/)