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A Lego Pompeii has been created!

I just had a bit of a moment – it has just come to my attention, via the lovely Mary Beard’s post on The Times blog, that in Australia there exists a Pompeii made of Lego. 64 more words

Places

Mary Beard: Meet the Romans (BBC Series)

As promised, here are links to the series of Meet the Romans, brought to you by BBC and the lovely Mary Beard.

Series One

Series Two… 28 more words

People

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Ancient and Modern Laughter

A note: This was originally published on Dec. 3rd, 2014 as a blog post for my Greek and Roman studies class last semester. I had fun researching the topic and compiling the post, so I thought I’d share it here. 1,540 more words

Academia

The 10 Best Books by Academic Publishers in 2014

2014 was a great year for books all around, but academic publishing in particular branched out, with quality works in philosophy, poetry, fiction, and history. This was, of course, the year of Piketty’s broad, sweeping economic tomeĀ  678 more words

Books