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Bestiaria Latina Blog | Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: February 5

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Charms to Ward off Demons Found Under Ancient Floors - LiveScience.com

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“LiveScience.com Charms to Ward off Demons Found Under Ancient Floors LiveScience.com The Roman historian Pliny wrote about how people would immediately break or pierce the shells of eggs with a spoon after eating them to ward off evil spells.”
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Giraffe Was on Menu in Pompeii Restaurants - Discovery News

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“Giraffe Was on Menu in Pompeii Restaurants Discovery News In 79 A.D., the Roman historian Pliny the Younger observed and recorded the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius as it engulfed Pompeii.”
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Archaeologists discover fate of ancient port serving Rome - UPI.com

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UPI.com Archaeologists discover fate of ancient port serving Rome UPI.com Built by the emperor Trajan in the second century, Portus could host 350 ships at a time bringing grain, wine, oil, slaves and luxuries to the Roman capital from all over the...
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Smarthistory | Hadrian’s Villa: A Virtual Tour

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@ Smarthistory Hadrian’s Villa: A Virtual Tour http://www.smarthistory.org/hadrians-villa-a-virtual-tour.html
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The Organization of Rome’s Wine Trade

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The Organization of Rome’s Wine Trade By Alexander Conison PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2012 Abstract: The ancient city of Rome was a remarkable consumer of wine: its annual consumption totalled hundred of millions of liters per year.
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Oxfordshire's earliest recorded resident: Roman tombstone goes on display - BBC News

Oxfordshire's earliest recorded resident: Roman tombstone goes on display BBC News Dr Chris Ferguson, curator of archaeology at Oxfordshire Museum Service, said: "His biography is probably the earliest for a veteran in the entire province of...
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Evidence of Roman cemetery is found in school dig - Daily Post North Wales

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Rhys Mwyn of GAT, explained: “Two major new findings have contributed to a better understanding of life either side of the Roman occupation.
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Pompeii Live to be screened globally

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The British Museum says 1,000 cinemas across the world will screen a recording of Pompeii Live, a tour of its exhibition of Roman life before a devastating volcanic eruption.
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Sappho and the Moon (contributed by Terry Walsh) – The Classical Anthology

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Rome Project

This site is a collection of “Rome resources” for the The Dalton School community. Anyone interested in Classical Rome will find this site to be a valuable research tool.


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Includes reconstructions  of Horace's villa

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Ancient Roman History Timeline

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Provides a chronological history of Ancient Rome with extensive links to internet resources.

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The descriptions of what is accurate and what is false in the movie Gladiator is especially helpful.

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Cleopatra's Daughter

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The love affair of Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt (69-30 BC), and Marcus Antonius, Roman triumvir (83-30 BC) is legendary. During their own lifetimes their liaison quickly became infamous, the subject

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Julio Peña's curator insight, March 24, 2013 9:57 AM

Very good read about a little known character in Roman history.

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Barbarians, gladiators and head cults: Roman London uncovered - The Conversation

Barbarians, gladiators and head cults: Roman London uncovered - The Conversation | Daily Classics | Scoop.it
“Natural History Museum Barbarians, gladiators and head cults: Roman London uncovered The Conversation According to newspaper reports they might have been barbarians from what is now Scotland, captured during Roman campaigns on the northern borders...”
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Uncannily Lifelike Roman Masks Recreated in Wax - LiveScience.com

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LiveScience.com Uncannily Lifelike Roman Masks Recreated in Wax LiveScience.com Recently, however, a team of researchers at Cornell University made life-cast molds of their own faces to recreate these imagines maiorum, and they found that the wax...
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Did the Romans invent FACEBOOK? Ancient graffiti bragging about sexual ... - Daily Mail

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The Roman bathhouse still in daily use

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Roman ruins are rarely boisterous places, full of noise, laughter and life. But Edward Lewis stumbled across one that is, in northern Algeria.
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scroll down for very impressive and lovely ruins with no crowds

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London Dig Uncovers Roman-Era Skulls - National Geographic

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London Dig Uncovers Roman-Era Skulls National Geographic The latter can also tell us about the early lives of the individuals and perhaps their origins: Were they brought up in Roman London, or did they come from elsewhere in Britain or Europe?
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The Backworth Hoard: Roman Treasure On Display In North East For The First ... - Sky Tyne and Wear

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Move over Pompeii - British Museum does fine dining Roman Britain style in new ... - Art Daily

Move over Pompeii - British Museum does fine dining Roman Britain style in new ... - Art Daily | Daily Classics | Scoop.it
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CGI Roman gladiators part of digital technology plan to bring ...

CHESTER'S fascinating history could become a virtual reality thanks to cutting-edge digital technology.
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Trimalchio, the original Gatsby story

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"It’s the first edition and working title of The Great Gatsby. It was named Trimalchio after a character in the ancient Latin text Satyricon by Petronius. In the text Trimalchio held a lavish and excessive dinner party for his guests"

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BBC - History - Mosaics of Roman Britain Gallery

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Explore our gallery of Roman Mosaics. Discover how the ancient designs depict scenes from history and everyday life.

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