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Babcock Launches ‘The Well-Laden Ship’

September 18, 2013

Robert Babcock‘s recent publication, The Well-Laden Ship, charts new territory as the first translation of the early eleventh-century Latin poem that taught young students not to “look a gift horse in the mouth.” Originally compiled by Egbert of Liège, the poem … Continued

S. JAMES’S NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE: ROMAN COMEDY NOW ONLINE

August 9, 2013

Clever slaves, braggart soldiers and cooks, enticing courtesans, and shouting fathers from ancient times are now on YouTube. The product of Sharon James’s National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: Roman Comedy in Performance, these experimental videos will serve as teaching … Continued

ULLMAN’S LEGACY LIVES ON ONLINE

August 9, 2013

Much of Berthold L. Ullman’s material on the manuscript tradition of Catullus is now openly available via Dr. Dániel Kiss’s new website, Catullus Online. Prof. Ullman (professor of Latin 1944-1959), one of the leading scholars of Latin paleography and manuscript traditions of … Continued

CHOICE CHOOSES S. JAMES’S COMPANION

August 9, 2013

The library journal Choice has selected Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon‘s A Companion to Women in the Ancient World as an one of its Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012 in Ancient History. “Choice grants this award to fewer than … Continued