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Finding the Roots of Graphic Novels in the Ancient World

Finding the Roots of Graphic Novels in the Ancient World | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Recent research on the use of graphic narratives in the ancient world has revealed their value to everyday people in the ancient Mediterranean — similar to modern audiences’ appreciation for such work.
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Why I Gave Homer a Contemporary Voice in the Odyssey

Why I Gave Homer a Contemporary Voice in the Odyssey | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
One of the few consistent goals of the Trump administration has been to restrict immigration, even for legal immigrants and refugees from certain countries, and
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Skeletal remains 'confirm ancient Greeks engaged in human sacrifice'

Skeletal remains 'confirm ancient Greeks engaged in human sacrifice' | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Skeletal remains found on Mount Lykaion – scene of animal offerings to Zeus, but some are urging caution over the interpretation
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Lost In Transcription | Audible Range

Lost In Transcription | Audible Range | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
The Iliad and Odyssey were not exactly “written” -- they changed shape throughout their long years of being performed for audiences. So is it even possible to really know them today?\n
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Greek Archaeologist Says He Has Found Aristotle’s Tomb - NYTimes.com

Greek Archaeologist Says He Has Found Aristotle’s Tomb - NYTimes.com | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
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#NewPalmyra Crowdsources the Majestic History That ISIS Destroyed in Syria · Global Voices

#NewPalmyra Crowdsources the Majestic History That ISIS Destroyed in Syria · Global Voices | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
In less than a year, Palmyra lost many of its archaeological monuments. A project founded by jailed Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil wants to restore the ancient city with 3D models.
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Author Says a Whole Culture—Not a Single 'Homer'—Wrote 'Iliad,' 'Odyssey'

Author Says a Whole Culture—Not a Single 'Homer'—Wrote 'Iliad,' 'Odyssey' | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Almost nothing is known about the author or date behind The Iliad and The Odyssey. "It's a mistake to think of Homer as a person," says the author of the new book Why Homer Matters.
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Archaeological discovery yields surprising revelations about Europe’s oldest city

Archaeological discovery yields surprising revelations about Europe’s oldest city | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Recent fieldwork at the ancient city of Knossos on the Greek island of Crete finds that during the early Iron Age (1100 to 600 BC), the city was rich in imports and was nearly three times larger than what was believed from earlier excavations.
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Roman toilets may actually have been bad for public health

Roman toilets may actually have been bad for public health | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
In spite of the empire’s sanitation technology, parasite prevalence increased
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Heinrich Schliemann, the man who discovered Troy | Culture | DW.COM | 03.01.2016

Heinrich Schliemann, the man who discovered Troy | Culture | DW.COM | 03.01.2016 | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Heinrich Schliemann established archeology as the science that we know today. The German adventurer and multi-millionaire, who died 125 years ago, discovered Troy and what he thought was the Treasure of Priam.
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Parthenon (Elgin) Marbles

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The United Nations unanimously adopted a resolution in favor of the return of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum to Athens.
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Do all roads really lead to Rome? Some designers crunched the data to find out.

Do all roads really lead to Rome? Some designers crunched the data to find out. | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
A new infographic answers the question: Do all roads really lead to Rome?
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Location of Caesar's genocidal slaughter announced

Location of Caesar's genocidal slaughter announced | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Based on a combination of historical, archaeological and geochemical data, archaeologists claim to have pinpointed the site of the massacre of at least 150,000 people by Roman troops in 55 BC.
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Explainer: the gods behind the days of the week

Explainer: the gods behind the days of the week | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. Three are named for planets, the other four gods.
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This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization

This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it

The recent discovery of the grave of an ancient soldier is challenging accepted wisdom among archaeologists
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Secrets of the Colosseum

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A German archaeologist has finally deciphered the Roman amphitheater's amazing underground labyrinth
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Recent discovery in Italy sheds a new light on the ancient Etruscans

Recent discovery in Italy sheds a new light on the ancient Etruscans | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Not much is known about the ancient civilisation known to historians as Etruscans, despite the fact a number of artefacts belonging to the ancient people…
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The Best Pythagorean Theorem Rap Ever

Written by Ernesto Lara Video produced by Jake "2Pi" Scott, 2 Pi Productions Lyrics: It's mathematics mathematical symbols and signs the most comple
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Forbes Welcome

Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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That's No Bottlecap! Hiker In Israel Finds Rare Gold Coin

That's No Bottlecap! Hiker In Israel Finds Rare Gold Coin | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
A hiker in Israel found a gold coin so rare that Israeli archaeologists say there's only one other with the same symbols known in the world.
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Room 3. Зал 3. Древняя Троя и раскопки Г. Шлимана - Main Building - Departments - The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Room 3. Зал 3. Древняя Троя и раскопки Г. Шлимана - Main Building - Departments - The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Cult of Zeus found in Metropolis

ARCHAEOLOGY - Cult of Zeus found in Metropolis | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
The most important finding during excavations in the ancient city of Metropolis, which have concluded for the year, is a cult area built for the god Zeus from ancient Helen mythology
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Minion Astarte

Minion Astarte | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
The goddess of love, the Minoan Astarte, is the key figure that unlocks the mystery of the Phaistos Disk, according to linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.
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3,000 jars of ancient Roman fish sauce discovered in shipwreck off Italian coast

3,000 jars of ancient Roman fish sauce discovered in shipwreck off Italian coast | Greece & Rome | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Italy discover 2,000-year-old shipwreck with thousands of jars of garum.
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