The Twitter account @CryForByzantium recently finished tweeting Byzantine history and has started again. It’s told clearly and humorously, and following is a great way to brush up on your Byzantine history.
The #LatinTweetUp will be happening on 10/25 (via @AIRomanCulture).
Shelly McCormick-Lane has collected a list of scholarships for Latin students: http://teacherweb.com/TX/ClearLakeHighSchool/McCormick-Lane/links3.aspx
A new Roman catacomb has been discovered by people following a cat: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/18/cat-2000-year-old-roman-catacomb?CMP=twt_gu (via @guardian)
Paul Hudson (@twostraws) has two new Latin iOS apps (links are to the App Store): Latin Pairs and Latin Scramble. Teachers can get free copies by e-mailing email@example.com.
A detailed, interactive map of the Roman Empire: http://pelagios.dme.ait.ac.at/maps/greco-roman/ (via @markhilverda)
“The Aeneid: The Animated Short:” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNVJNxkNSDs (via @etclassics)
An article about the Antikythera shipwreck: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2012/oct/02/return-antikythera-wreck-ancient-computer?cat=science&type=article (via @michaelmuseums)
Roman broken bone setting: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/10/break-leg-fracture-treatment-in-iron.html
An analysis of the filming of the Widow of Ephesus scene in Fellini’s Satyricon: http://garydevore.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/satyricon-14-scene-viii-trimalchios-tomb-and-the-widow-of-ephesus/
Dr. Kristina Killgrove speaks about a Roman Dinner at a Science Cafe in Pensacola: http://www.poweredbyosteons.org/2012/09/invitation-to-ancient-roman-dinner.html (If the talk ends up online, we’ll link to it.)
Information about Tweetchats (check out #latinteach): http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-and-why-to-participate-in-a-tweetchat/42380
The Getty’s exhibit “The Last Days of Pompeii” opens on 12 September: http://romanarcheo.blogspot.com/2012/09/getty-to-feature-modern-depictions-of.html (via @jntribolo)
Digital Classics Association Conference in Buffalo, NY in April; call for papers with a deadline in December. http://classics.buffalo.edu/events/dcaconference/index.shtml
101 Reasons to learn Latin: http://iris.haverford.edu/scrinium/files/2012/08/latin002poster_clear.jpg (via @BretMulligan )
(Edited to fix a problem with a link.)