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
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/08/dna-romans/535701/

Aug. 5, 2017, “Classical Archaeologists Found A Lot Of Amazing Things This Summer,” Forbes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/08/05/classical-archaeologists-found-a-lot-of-amazing-things-this-summer/#7173ddde79dc
**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
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/aug/09/if-africans-were-in-roman-britain-why-dont-we-see-their-dna-today-mary-beard

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
https://hyperallergic.com/383776/why-we-need-to-start-seeing-the-classical-world-in-color/

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

“Ultraviolet light reveals how Greek sculptures actually looked”

http://popular-archaeology.com

Epic Poetry

Matters of Meter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnkE02S9M7w

Ancient History

Animated History! Crash Course in World History https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9 (see especially episodes on Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome)

Related

People of Color in European Art History: http://medievalpoc.tumblr.com


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