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18. Quelques jours au bord de la mer à Nice

October in Scotland has been, on occasion, described as so windy, “it’ll cut ye in half”. Locking myself indoors over this month to re-learn how to study has arguably been made easier by the poor weather. 508 more words

Classical Archaeology

Reading (and writing) between the lines of history

The rest, they say, is history. And then some.

For the next three months, I’m swapping the fens of Cambridge for the industrial heart of the Ruhr valley in western Germany, and my new pied-à-terre is the… 1,345 more words

Random Thoughts

The Thracians - Warrior Tribesmen of Bulgaria

The Thracians were a bunch of barbarians who lived in what is now modern-day Bulgaria. They lived in mud huts and spent their time bashing each other’s brains out and sometimes pestering the Greeks with their clubs and trying to set their sheep on fire. 1,738 more words

Ancient History

New Temple dedicated to Artemis discovered on Greek Island

Archeologists have discovered an open air sanctuary dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis.

The sanctuary is on the island of Euboea, and was discovered near the village of Amarynthos.

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Classical Archaeology

Classics - The What and the Why

One of the struggles of any classics student is the countless times we are asked what in Hades we are studying. It starts with a confused look, then an unsure ‘Soo classical music or classic films’ or worse the silent and awkward nod. 755 more words


Seeing Diversity in a Dig: Olynthos 2017

I know that my post on my time at Olynthos is nearly a month late now, but I had been struggling to decide what to write about. 1,077 more words

Classical Studies

Review: Archaeological Museum of Thebes

Reporting live from the trowel’s edge…

For the next six weeks, Ricarda and I are sweating it out in the middle of the Greek countryside, all in the service of academic discovery and for the advancement of human knowledge. 862 more words