Map of Roman Syria NY Times article on the destruction of archaeological sites and monuments in Syria and northern Iraq. Even though this has happened countless times throughout history, it is always heartbreaking. The remains of Dura Europus.
New photos from the tomb at Amphipolis. Look at that stonework. Someone pretty damn important (and wealthy) was buried there.
has been posted under Sunday snippets. More Gaius and Allerix. 🙂
has been posted under Sunday snippets. Gaius and Allerix.
If there is one thing archaeologists like to do more than dig, it is debate, often fiercely. And no one debates with more passion than the Greeks. The tomb at Amphipolis is now under re-evaluation. Oh, yeah! “Katerina Peristeri, the chief archaeologist of Amphipolis, has not presented any evidence that the tomb belongs to the…
An interesting post from author Hans Hirshi: http://blog.hirschi.se/2014/09/the-never-ending-mm-vs-literature-debate.html I have thoughts on this topic. But for now, I think that I’ll just write whatever the hell it is that I write. 🙂
Yes, I finally have one of my own. The walls of the tiny bedroom that once belonged to my sprouts is now mine; the walls are painted, the floors cleaned, the new light fixture hung. The gorgeous posh rug I bought doesn’t fit (too big) and the furniture hasn’t arrived yet, but I have one.…
Charlie Hughes from Dominus back when you was a young grad student (sketch by Fiona Fu) So, the archaeological mystery in Dominus begins with a medieval well, a collapsed wall, and unburied skeletons discovered at an ancient Roman villa site located just outside of Rome. But damn, real life is stranger (and better) than fiction. The…
Allerix, Nic and Simon
Another blog post by little ol’ me about writing history and Romans in gay and m/m romance fiction. Read it HERE: http://www.guyslikeromancetoo.blogspot.com