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Author Topic: May 2011 Archeology - Ancient Greece, Rome, & the Classics  (Read 10384 times)
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« Reply #1: May 15, 2011, 11:41:00 am »


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Last year we mentioned the discovery of a pile of infant burials at Hambledon and infanticide was being suggested ... they've published the paper and it's back in the news):
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/infanticide-roman-empire-110505.html
 
Remains of a 6th century B.C. Greek temple to Demeter from Russia:
http://eu.greekreporter.com/2011/05/08/ancient-greek-city-uncovered-in-russia/

Not sure we mentioned the discovery of some Ovid manuscripts:
http://www.euroweeklynews.com/2011050386853/news/spain/71-unknown-manuscripts-discovered-in-huelva.html
 
Roman cemetery from Tunisia:
http://www.lagazzettadelmezzogiorno.it/notizia.php?IDNotizia=424775&IDCategoria=2694

Plans for a Roman fort in Utrecht:
http://www.architectenweb.nl/aweb/redactie/redactie_detail.asp?iNID=26097(Dutch)

Latest on the Altar of the Twelve Gods:
http://www.athensnews.gr/issue/13442/41224
 
Roman and Byzantine structures from Palestine:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/sci/2011-05/04/c_13859041.htm

Potentially something fishy about this Minoan-precursor-to-the-Antikythera- Mechanism claim:
http://www.athensnews.gr/portal/1/40058

cf.: http://rogueclassicism.com/2011/05/14/minoan-antikythera-mechanism/

An account of a Homerathon at the Getty:
http://pacificpalisades.patch.com/articles/a-classic-reading-of-epic-proportions
 
Hype for a Bettany Hughes-hosted show on Atlantis/Thera:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/8498311/Carving-out-the-buried-secrets-of-the-lost-city-of-Atlantis.html

Zetjun Roman Villa (Malta) is going to be preserved:

http://www.di-ve.com/Default.aspx?ID=72&Action=1&NewsId=83251&newscategory=36
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110514/local/zejtun-s-roman-villa-to-be-preserved.365287
http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=125348

The Roman stadium in Plovdiv is getting a 'facelift':
http://www.sofiaecho.com/2011/05/10/1087114_archaeology-roman-stadium-in-plovdiv-set-for-face-lift

Concerns for Roman Southwell:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-13083692

Some damnatio memoriae comparanda:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/opinion/15bond.html

Some (North Carolina) JCL coverage:
http://www.salisburypost.com/News/051211-edu-west-jr-classical-PIX-qcd

There was a symposium on Greek food:
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_europe/2011-05-09/ancient-greek-food-revival-workshop.html
 
Review of Gillian Darley, *Vesuvius*:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/8495359/Vesuvius-by-Gillian-Darley-review.html

Review of Robin Waterfield, *Dividing the Spoils*:
http://calitreview.com/15694

Mary Beard reviews a couple of books about Hannibal:
http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/the_tls/article7174896.ece

... and her Pompeii documentary for the BBC is up for a Bafta:
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Home/Delight-as-professors-Pompeii-is-up-for-Bafta-13052011.htm

Nice APOD (video, actually) of celestial trails over assorted Greek monuments:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110504.html

Review of Christopher Krebs, *A Most Dangerous Book*:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-13/nazi-ss-chief-himmler-had-a-little-bunny-mistress-no-abs-nazi-ss-chief.html

Review of Hopkins and Beard, *Colosseum*:
http://www.chorley-guardian.co.uk/news/entertainment/book_review_the_colosseum_by_keith_hopkins_mary_beard_1_3354121

In case you didn't see the 'So You Want to be a Classicist' thing from Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjmurO32w4U

More on that girl purportedly murdered by Romans:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/177879.html
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