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Author Topic: April 2011 Archeology - Ancient Greece, Rome, & the Classics  (Read 1822 times)
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« Topic Start: April 03, 2011, 11:34:59 am »

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Animals and babies from Roman/Iron Age times found at a site in Carshalton:
http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/8939490.More_findings_from_school_archaeological_dig/

Some Linear B from the Iklaina dig:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110330-oldest-writing-europe-tablet-greece-science-mycenae-greek/
 
On the Nichoria bone and Greek myth:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/fossil-ancient-greeks-mammal-110331.html
 
Not sure about some of the details in this Antikythera Mechanism piece:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/04/antikythera-mechanism/

Nice feature on Falernian:
http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/44663

What Mark Shiefsky is up to:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-professor-greek-texts-arabic-online.html

What Robert Pounder is up to:
http://www.miscellanynews.com/2.1576/pounder-to-lecture-on-archaeologists-vassar-alumnae-1.2526632

What Marilyn Bisch is up to:
http://www.indianastatesman.com/supernatural-encounter-prompts-professor-to-use-dead-language-1.2136605

What Hunter Rawlings is up to:
http://www.cornellsun.com/section/news/content/2011/03/30/former-president-hunter-rawlings-lead-university-association
 
What Richard Thomas is up to:
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2011/3/29/school-latin-committee-middle/

Honouring Michael Gagarin:
http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/03/28/greek_law_conference/

Interesting story about the Antigone being banned at a Saskatchewan reserve:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2011/03/31/sk-play-banned-first-nation-110331.html?ref=rss

X-raying pottery to find how Greek potters did their work:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-deciphering-elements-iconic-pottery.html
 
Feature on Caria:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=karia-the-garden-of-the-sun-2011-03-28

More on goats at Cyrene:
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_3_29/03/2011_385054
 
That Atlantis story still has some legs:
http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/03/28/atlantis%E2%80%94in-a-swamp/

Latest reviews from Scholia:
http://www.classics.ukzn.ac.za/reviews/

Latest reviews from BMCR:
http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html
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« Reply #1: April 10, 2011, 02:49:15 pm »


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Vague item on six Roman tombs being found north of Apamea:
http://www.english.globalarabnetwork.com/2011040710642/Related-news-from-Syria/archaeologists-six-roman-tombs-uncovered-in-central-syria.html

Repeat/followup item on a Roman-soldier-of-African-origin burial from near Stratford:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-12970285

Last week lead codices ... this week, bizarre claims about why Rome fell:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/8438210/Fall-of-Roman-Empire-caused-by-contagion-of-homosexuality.html
 
... but the Telegraph includes other thoughts as well:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/8438599/What-led-to-the-fall-of-the-Roman-Empire.html

... and ponders Rome's nuttiest emperors:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/8438454/Romes-most-controversial-emperors.html

A Classics department survives the cuts:
http://www.thebluebanner.net/news/classics-department-makes-do-with-budget-cuts-1.2149871

Caroline Alexander opines the use of Virgil on the 911 memorial:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/07/opinion/07alexander.html?emc=eta1

What Margaret Mook is up to:
http://www.augustana.edu/x34103.xml
 
Hyping the eagle that inspired the book:
http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/education/s/2090523_reading_archaeologists_shed_light_on_roman_eagle

Charlotte Higgins was at Bath:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/charlottehigginsblog/2011/apr/07/roman-baths-bath-art-fund-museums

Nice coverage of a Latin Club's activities:
http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20110408/NEWS01/104080353/1006/Veni-vidi-vici-Latin-Club-has-words-excel

Talking about using iPads at Pompeii again:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-paperless-highlighted-international-conference.html
 
Podcast all about Pheidippides:
http://www.marathon2500.org/home/2011/4/8/sports-and-war-podcast-now-available.html

You might be able to catch this dramatization of Catullus and Lesbia via the BBC's 'listen again':
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01063zr

Finding links between climate change and Roman poetry:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-climate-history.html
 
cf:
http://rogueclassicism.com/2011/04/09/on-climate-change-and-the-fall-of-the-roman-empire-redux/

More on the Iklaina tablet:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/05/science/05archeo.html
 
... with more from Michael Cosmopoulos too:
http://rogueclassicism.com/2011/04/06/iklaina-tablets-followup/

More on the Antikythera Mechanism:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-ancient-greek-device-reveal-secrets.html
 
Nice feature on that Minimus beastie:
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/education/how_a_mouse_made_latin_cool_for_great_yarmouth_pupils_1_849489

They're doing the 'sell the Acropolis' talk again:
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/06/135168377/archaeological-assets-targeted-in-greek-budget-crisis

Review of Meg Wolitzer, *The Uncoupling*:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/books/review/book-review-the-uncoupling-by-meg-wolitzer.html?ref=books

Nice photo feature on that massive hoard found at Somerset last year:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/pictures/110404-gold-treasure-iron-age-roman-coins-british-science/
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« Reply #2: April 17, 2011, 04:58:53 pm »

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Possible Roman soldier remains from Colchester:
http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/8974519.Uncovered__The_remains_of_two_Roman_soldiers/

Remains of a temple to Nemesis at Alba Julia:
http://business-review.ro/city/a-temple-of-roman-goddess-nemesis-discovered-in-alba-iulia/11392/

A Roman 'industrial estate' from near Peterborough:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-13093877

A virtual reconstruction of Nero's house:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/nero-palace-reconstructed-virtual-110415.html

An update on what's happening with that Altar of the Twelve Gods in Athens:
http://ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_15/04/2011_387826

Evidence of a Minoan presence among the Canaanites:
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/april-2011/article/archaeologists-uncover-evidence-of-a-minoan-presence-among-ancient-canaanites

The Greek side of 'Rule Britannia':
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-british-britannia.html

Italy has announced a major restoration project for Pompeii:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jRZdDe9DRAMeF9hOv7xtDG7_zrgg?docId=CNG.c23ef9e190bc8070027a323661b96865.121

What David Ferry is up to:
http://boston.broadwayworld.com/article/Poet_David_Ferry_Wins_Ruth_Lilly_Prize_for_Lifetime_Achievement_20110415
 
What Nancy Klein is up to:
http://www.thebatt.com/news/professor-pieces-ancient-history-together-1.2158274

What Seth Schein is up to:
http://collegerelations.vassar.edu/releases/2010-2011/110405-schein.html

Latest ship recreation is a replica of a Roman military riverboat:
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/europe/news/article_1633039.php/Replica-of-Roman-military-riverboat-launched

Nice video report of chariot racing at Jerash:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/1/hi/programmes/fast_track/9451742.stm

They've exhumed the remains of a pair of Roman martyrs ... for a documentary, of course:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110415-saints-murdered-chrysanthus-daria-science-rome-roman-christians/
 
Review of Hopkins and Bear *The Colosseum*:
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/the-colosseum-by-keith-hopkins-amp-mary-beard-2267754.html

Review of Mark Grant, *Roman Cookery*:
http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/article/2011/04/15/317661_country-books.html
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A Roman mausoleum found beneath an illegal Pozzuoli dump:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/roman-tomb-found-under-naples-toxic-waste-dump-2270696.html
 
The decumanus maximus at Herculaneum is open to the public:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/19/roman-high-street-reopens-visitors

Synthesizing all sorts of info about Roman Cumbria:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-13109618

Remains of a Roman temple in Torrox (Spain):
http://www.euroweeklynews.com/2011041486664/news/axarqu%C3%ADa-m%C3%A1laga-east/remains-of-ancient-roman-temple-uncovered.html

We're finally getting a photo of that 'Marathon Stone':
http://surprisedbytime.blogspot.com/2011/04/marathon-stone.html

Bucknell will be digging Thebes:
http://www.bucknell.edu/x68154.xml

Feature on the connection between the constellation Draco and the Panathenaia:
http://www.unreportedheritagenews.com/2011/04/rising-above-acropolis-constellation.html

What Paul Maier is up to:
http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2011/04/professor_paul_maier_on_teachi.html

More on vitually rebuilding the Domus Transitoria :
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Roman-emperor-Neros-home-rebuilt-virtually/articleshow/8014307.cms

More on 'Roman' soldiers' remains from Colchester:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-13118898

More on claims that some skeletons found in an Italian Cathedral belonged to Chrysanthus and Daria:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1378866/Tests-relic-bones-support-legend-Christian-saints-buried-alive-Ancient-Rome.html
 
More on Iklaina:
http://thecurrent-online.com/news/ancient-tablet-found-in-iklaina-dr-cosmopoulos-and-the-umsl-field-school-discovers-the-oldest-written-record-in-greece/
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