Mary Beard's Top Ten Classical misconceptions

“Facts” people think they know about the Romans here.


Normal service will be resumed ….

When I returned from holiday something seemed to be wrong with the blogging server. Today I find that it's back to normal. Apologies for the hiatus, and, for a while, multiple copies of two posts.

While writing about blogs, we bid a regretful farewell to Adrian Murdoch, who wrote an interesting blog while writing a book on the later Roman empire. He called it Bread and Circuses. He is now moving on, but the blog is still up, and worth looking at.