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Ovid in the Newspaper!

A few days ago I spotted a well-balanced contribution in the German newspaper die Zeit. It was about Ovid and how challenging contents of his works should or could be dealt with in the classroom. 229 more words


Two Interesting Venues

The first, Digital Editing in the Classics, takes place in Munich on September 25th to 27th 2019. You find the programme here.

The second, … 55 more words


Advanced Higher Classics: Greek Comedy Background - Question Bank #1

Source A, Ohio State University Website:

Archaeologists naturally must consider the environment as a significant factor in the birth and development of the civilisations that they examine. 294 more words
Exam Question

Atlas: Holding Up the Sky or the Whole World?

Background: who is Atlas and why is he important?

Long ago, when Zeus was fairly new to his “King of the Gods” role, the Titans planned to overthrow him. 514 more words

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Learning About the Greek World

Looking to learn about the Greek world in your spare time but don’t know where to start? I had the exact same issue many years ago before pursuing Classics in college and it seems that I wasn’t the only one. 528 more words

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Review of "Slaves Revolts in Antiquity", Theresa Urbainczyk

I recall, rather dimly, writing this for the newsletter of the Classical Association of Ireland. Even more dimly, I think it was published but I am not really sure… … 545 more words


JACT Greek & Latin Summer School 2019

A brief re-introduction to ClassicalFix…

Over the past few weeks I’ve put a lot of thought into how I wanted to get my blog (ClassicalFix) back up and running after an unexpected hiatus, then it occurred to me – why not take the opportunity afforded by the peaceful surroundings of St John’s College to get back on the horse so to speak and get blogging! 2,042 more words

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