Saturday Aug 24th, 2013

The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum

The historic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 may have buried Pompeii and Herculaneum under a thick carpet of volcanic ash, but it preserved what is surely our most valuable archaeological record of daily life in Ancient Rome to date. read more »

Monday Apr 14th, 2014

A bookish slideshow

A slideshow of the fascinating history of books throughout the world.
Monday Mar 31st, 2014

Sex and the ancient teenager

Jane Alison on Ovid’s depiction of changing bodies
Wednesday Mar 19th, 2014

Ovid the naturalist

Jane Alison on how Ovid was influenced by nature and the changes of spring
Tuesday Mar 11th, 2014

Research in the digital age

Adrastos Omissi on being a PhD student in the digital age
Feb 14th, 2014

Love: First sights in Ovid

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Feb 5th, 2014

Scenes of Ovid’s love stories in art

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Feb 3rd, 2014

Was Alexander the Great poisoned?

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Jan 31st, 2014

A goddess’s long life

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Jan 22nd, 2014

What the ovaries of dinosaurs can tell us

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Jan 21st, 2014

Writing historical fiction in New Kingdom Egypt

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