Looking for more things Greek and Roman? Links to the historical, contemporary, comic, and more.
Classics in the News — Summer/Fall 2017
Aug. 2, 2017, “A Kerfuffle About Diversity in the Roman Empire,” the Atlantic
Aug. 5, 2017, “Classical Archaeologists Found A Lot Of Amazing Things This Summer,” Forbes
**note the Huqoq mosaics!
Aug. 9, 2017, “If Mary Beard is right, what’s happened to the DNA of Africans from Roman Britan?” the Guardian
Jul. 2017, The “controversial” BBC cartoon on a family in Roman Britian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBEEHfYU1ck
Jun. 7, 2017, “Why We Need to Start Seeing the Classical World in Color,” Hyperallergic
Learn about the Classics at Howard University:
Department website: http://coas.howard.edu/classics/
Frank M. Snowden Jr. (1911–2007): wikipedia
— NYT Obituary: “Frank M. Snowden Jr., 95, Historian of Blacks in Antiquity, Dies”
Ancient Art and Archaeology
Matters of Meter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnkE02S9M7w
Animated History! Crash Course in World History https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9 (see especially episodes on Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome)
People of Color in European Art History: http://medievalpoc.tumblr.com