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Sunday 20Oct2013

The Cambridge Greek Play double bill of Prometheus and The Frogs seemed well received on our Twitter feed – it certainly attracted more positive opinions than Atlantis and Hercules: The Legend Begins.

Sunday 20Oct2013

The Cambridge Greek Play – Prometheus and The Frogs is now ended but you can read a review of the play in the  Cambridge News: http://ow.ly/pUUDi 

The trailer has been released for the film Hercules: The Legend Begins, which sees Twilight star Kellan Lutz “going Gladiator.” Metro http://ow.ly/pQyQK 

A new exhibition on Augustus to celebrate the 2000th anniversary of his death has opened in Rome.  ANSA English: http://ow.ly/pXAdf 

The East Oxford Classics Community Centre is to officially open this Thursday. Oxford Mailhttp://ow.ly/pM4De 

“Highest-Paid Athlete Hails From Ancient Rome” and the sums of modern footballers just do not comapare. Italy Magazine http://ow.ly/pZi1f 

“Imperial Temple in Stratonikeia ancient city being restored” <Hurriyet> http://ow.ly/pNX9N 

A really interesting article in Spanisg on “Property speculation in Ancient Rome”. Anatomía de la Historia:  http://ow.ly/pQFH0 

Reviews

Review: of Holland’s translation. “The father of history: Translating Herodotus” <Economist> http://ow.ly/pYioA 

Revew: “‘Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations,’ by Mary Beard” <The Washington Post> http://ow.ly/pZe9M 

Blogs

Some very interesting blogs were published this week, and we have listed them all below:

Read: “Sarah Bond: The Power to Divorce in Antiquity” Dorothy King’s PhDiva: http://ow.ly/pOmQO 

Read: “Herodotus, the father of history or blogging?” Love of History blog: http://ow.ly/pQyfV 

Read: “An Ode for the Road” Horatius, vademecum! Excellent by Llewelyn Morgan. Lugubelinus blog: http://ow.ly/pQCk7 

Read: “Westcountry provincial exhibtion” Our Sol Day weekly blog post from last week, on Roman exhibitions. http://wp.me/p3WxYT-l 

Read: “The Man Who Never Was?” Neville Morley on Boudicca, Jesus and other pseudo-existential crises. Sphinx blog: http://ow.ly/pOlqR 

Read: “What is it with these guys?” Interesting view on Cartledge’s narrow world view. Squinches blog: http://ow.ly/pYYfY 

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