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Man find 52,000 Roman coins worth $1 million!

posted Mar 4, 2013, 1:12 PM by Miriam Patrick

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Roman make-up found intact!

posted Feb 28, 2013, 3:50 PM by Miriam Patrick

Click here for the exciting discovery! 

New discoveries at Pompeii!

posted Feb 24, 2013, 4:32 PM by Miriam Patrick

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Sound Familiar?

posted Jan 11, 2013, 2:28 PM by Miriam Patrick

Check out how Roman children showed off their style!

Ancient Roman Vestal Virgin Hairstyle recreated!

posted Jan 11, 2013, 2:25 PM by Miriam Patrick

Click here to see how!

Save Rome's Cats

posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:44 AM by Miriam Patrick

There is a movement in Rome to get rid of the hoards of stray cats in Rome, specifically in the Largo Argentina/Area Sacra (the modern day area which preserves the annex of Pompey's theater in which Caesar was assassinated).  If you've been there, you know there are a ton of cats and you know that the locals love them dearly.

National Geographic -- Vesuvius

posted Feb 29, 2012, 11:32 AM by Miriam Patrick

Click here for articles, maps, and pictures of the volcano; also there is a really nifty interactive view of the danger zone!

Check out the sky tonight!

posted Feb 28, 2012, 8:28 AM by Miriam Patrick

Click here for more information or see my PowerPoint below. This month and in March, five planets are visible! Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn! In the PowerPoint, I give the specific times when each is visible and I offer students an opportunity to get an extra quiz grade. check back for my own evaluation of the planets! I will be creating a new page for this!

How did this guy learn 11 languages?

posted Feb 21, 2012, 11:25 AM by Miriam Patrick

Check out this cool video and article about learning languages. He is a 20 year old student in the UK.

What does your intended major mean about you?

posted Feb 3, 2012, 4:08 AM by Miriam Patrick

Take a look at this fascinating article on what your major means about you. The author analysed test scores and categorised the majors in them. Where do Classics Majors fall on the list? Does that fit you?

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