New blog by Dr. Caroline Petit "Forbidden material, illicit books? Galen on Xenocrates of Aphrodisias"
In this blog I reflect on Galen's ambivalent take on earlier works dealing with forbidden material, such as Xenocrates' treatise On animal parts.
Winds and Antigone's Madness
This month on the Classical Texting Blog, Bianca Mazzinghi Gori discusses the significance of wind in Sophocles' Antigone in 'Winds and Antigone's Madness'.
Expressing Identities in Graeco–Latin Bilingual Inscriptions
This month on Classical Texting, Paloma Perez Galvan discusses bilingualism in her entry 'Expressing Identities in Graeco-Latin Bilingual Inscriptions'.
The Animal Tokens of Rome
Rebecca Rolfe discusses the representation of animals on tokens and other media in Rome for January's coin of the month.
Prof Kevin Butcher tells us about Saturnalia and New Years celebrations