Archive for March, 2010

Reflections on Rome by Nick Harper

I came, I saw you, and You conquered my heart

RIP Sir Kenneth Dover

Kenneth Dover, esteemed Greek scholar, passed away on March 7th at 89 years old just a few days before his birthday on March 11.   Please take a moment to read some of his obituaries: Stephen Halliwell for the Guardian. Sir Kenneth Dover, who has died aged 89, was a towering figure in the study […]

Classics Movies By the Dozen

(thanks, Sasa) from The Independent. The Romans (and Greeks) are coming! Classical myths, legends and almost-true stories are about to invade a cinema near you They came, they saw, and – in a bid for box-office glory – ransacked the props room for swords and sandals. A phalanx of films based on the myths and […]