Still marvelling at this small and wonderfully warm and expressive Neolithic figurine dating to c.4800-4450 BC. Found in a tomb at Cuccuru S’Arriu (Cabras), Sardinia and thought to represent a mother goddess. #SardiniaOdyssey @MuseoArcheoCa
A question teachers and students are often asked, and a wonderful explanation
What is classics?
Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA looks at the origins of classics as an academic discipline and how it is studied in the 21st century.
Wonderfully digestible for all
Homer on Paying Attention - Antigone
ALEX PETKAS Odyssean focus on the epic journey home.
It's not every day that Sparta and cybersecurity can find themselves in the same paragraph. But this brilliant piece by @MartineDiepen shows how encryption techniques had already been developed for secret correspondence 2,500 years ago! https://twitter.com/Norman_Roule/status/1416872444367937543
This Roman sculpture was discovered in the 19th century near @SudeleyCastle, where it is currently on display. The figure is believed to be the Cotswolds version of a major Roman deity. Can you guess which one?
#romanbritain #classics #ancientworld
Table of #Classics themed BBC #InOurTime episodes, updated with latest episodes and category filters.
Suggestions very welcome.
#RomanHistory #GreekHistory #AncientLiterature #Philosophy #AncientHistory #GreekMyth #Latin #ClassicalStudies
As England prepare to face Italy, we @antigonejournal sing to them in the language of mutual love & respect: Latin. This is what happened when Three Lions became Tres Leones. Props to @baddiel @Lightning_Seeds and @thisiscannibal 🙌🦁⚽️ #ENG #ITA #EURO2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dgvPtHNpT4