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Corinthian black-figure terra-cotta votive tablet of slaves working in a mine. One figure is passing a bowl to another, one is carrying a basket, and one is wielding a tool.

Blog: A Black Odyssey: Coming from Slaves and Studying Slavery

Javal Coleman | Friday, September 10, 2021
Text reads "Ego, Polyphemus, a Latin novella by Andrew Olimpi." A blue sky behind an upside-down image of a bald man with gray skin, wearing a black one-shoulder garment, with a single eye in the middle of his forehead.

Blog: Latin Novellas and the New Pedagogy

Thomas Hendrickson | Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Roman civilians examining the Twelve Tables after they were first implemented.

Blog: Updates to the SCS Blog guidelines

T. H. M. Gellar-Goad | Thursday, September 2, 2021
Hephaestus returns to Olympus riding a donkey and carrying hammer and tongs. He is led by Dionysus, who bears a thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff) and drinking cup.

Blog: A Brief Guide to Disability Terminology and Theory in Ancient World Studies

Alexandra Morris, tony1 | Monday, August 30, 2021
Header image: Telemachus and Mentor in the Odyssey. Ilustration by Pablo E. Fabisch for Aventuras de Telémaco by François Fénelon, 1699. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Blog: Reflecting on Two Years of the AAACC Mentorship Program

Christopher Waldo | Monday, August 23, 2021
Fra Mauro map of the world. A circular map depicting Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Blog: South Asian in Classics: An Intergenerational Conversation

Ethan Ganesh Warren, Christopher Waldo, Nandini Pandey | Monday, August 16, 2021
Etruscan mirror with Lasa. Image courtesy of Met Museum.

Blog: Larissa, Nudity, and Lasas

Bridget Sandhoff | Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Sappho reading one of her poems to a group of friends. Red-figure vase by the Group of Polygnotos, ca. 440–430 BCE. National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Inclusivity and Accessibility in the Study of the Literature and History of Ancient Greece and Rome

Nina Papathanasopoulou | Monday, August 2, 2021
Cover of Euripides' The Trojan Women: A Comic, by Rosanna Bruno and Anne Carson

Blog: “Can We Strangle the Muse?”: Carson and Bruno’s The Trojan Women

Christopher Trinacty, eglen, Emily Hudson | Friday, July 23, 2021
Young man with a volumen, fresco from Pompeii, 1st c.C.E., Naples.

Blog: Contingent Faculty Series: A Conversation with Daniel Libatique

Daniel Libatique | Monday, July 12, 2021
The Death of Caesar, Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1867. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Blog: Six months in(surrection)

T. H. M. Gellar-Goad | Tuesday, July 6, 2021
the Delphic oracle as interpreted by Anton van Dale in the 1700 edition of his book De oraculis veterum ethnicorum dissertationes duae

Dissertation Spotlight: The “Oracular Tale” and the Oracles of the Greeks

Daniel Crosby | Monday, June 28, 2021
Asclepius, his sons, daughters, and Hygeia in the background with a family of worshippers. Votive Relief from the 4th cent. BCE. National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Connecting to the Ancient Greeks through Medicine, Sociology, Literature and Philosophy

Nina Papathanasopoulou | Thursday, June 24, 2021
Scene from Lil Nas X's music video for MONTERO. A distorted image of a landscape with red trees, large ancient statues, and ancient buildings.

Blog: Stripping Men & Myth: Lil Nas X’s Reconstitution of Greek tradition in MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)

Vanessa Stovall, Kiran Mansukhani | Tuesday, June 22, 2021
A page from Martin Kraus’ Aethiopica Epitome processed using LatinOCR within VietOCR. It handles the opening chapter summary well but is only 88% accurate with the italicized body text.

Blog: Review: LatinOCR and Rescribe

hmcelroy | Monday, June 14, 2021
Children playing ball games, 2nd century AD. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Blog: Think of the Children: Reflections on Reception of the Classical World

funkem, victoriaaustenperry | Monday, June 7, 2021
Broken Statue of Ramses II

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Ozymandias and Nero Inspire New Podcasts

Nina Papathanasopoulou | Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Penelope and the Suitors, by John William Waterhouse. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Blog: Weaving Humanity Together: How Weaving Reveals Human Unity in Ancient Times

Anika T. Prather | Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Ravenna Mosaic. Image courtesy of Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath.

Blog: Why do we think ancient pandemics changed the world?

Merle Eisenberg, Lee Mordechai | Friday, May 28, 2021
14th century illustrated manuscript of Omne Bonum (by James le Palmer – British Library MS Royal 6 E. VI, fol. 301ra); it shows a bishop instructing clerics with leprosy.

Blog: “Disease Discourse” as a Phenomenon: Classical, and Christian, and Contemporary

Carson Bay | Friday, May 21, 2021