Classics in the news

In this space we highlight current news reports that feature Classics in one way or another. 

  • London skulls reveal gruesome evidence of Roman head hunters  Click here for the story (1/14/14).

  • Read Professor Ruby Blondell's May 3, 2013 contribution to The Blog on the Huffington Post, entitled 'A Space Odyssey' (a must read for anyone curious about a projected film version of the Odyssey set in space).  Click here for the story.
  • Roman chamber tomb found in an ancient Corinth.  Click here for the story.
  • Astonishing evidence of a naval battle that occurred during the First Punic War found in the waters off Sicily.  Click here!
  • Would you drink a 1,650 year old bottle of Roman wine?  Click here to find out who won't.
  • UW Professor uncovers origins of the Minoans.  Click here for the story.
  • Listen to the news in Latin on Finnish radio! Click here for the 4/8/13 NYT article.
  • Breaking news: Latin is not dead.  Click here for details.  And for further evidence, click here.
  • Follow this link for a story about a most unusual recent graduate from Columbia University, who has a deep affection for the Greek and Roman classics (especially Seneca the Younger!)
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