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Finding a “dead language” alive and well in the Eternal City

Roman cul­ture in all of its man­i­fes­ta­tions, comes alive through the graces of the Rome HBO series, slick CGI pro­duc­tions, and sweep­ing crane shots from HD cam­eras cour­tesy of  Nat Geo and the His­tory Chan­nel to view the houses of… Con­tinue read­ing

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Hanging with Hannibal and friends

Aut viam inve­niam aut faciam  I will either find a way or make one Han­ni­bal Landed in Carthage, Tunisia with my clas­si­cal stud­ies stu­dents to fol­low his­tory from the Phoeni­cians to present day Tunisia. Check my tweets to find out… Con­tinue read­ing

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Wanna Get Dirty This Summer?

Every­one should par­tic­i­pate in a dig once in their life– and it might as well be in Rome. In June 2010, we’ll be start­ing our fifth sea­son of exca­va­tion at the Villa delle Vignacce, one of the great­est exca­va­tion sites… Con­tinue read­ing

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Hey Virgil, Thanks for the snow

It doesn’t hap­pen very often– and I swore I’d eter­nally regret miss­ing when it next hap­pened– snow in Rome. And, as lady luck would have it (ahem, For­tuna was the sub­ject of my dis­ser­ta­tion, so we go way back) it… Con­tinue read­ing

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