Monthly Archives: December 2013
ShareEvery year, during the week before thanksgiving, hundreds of scholars of archaeology and ancient history gather together to share their work and explore new projects and ideas at the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR). This … Continue reading
ShareJarret A. Lobell writes for Archaeology Magazine online a review of the contributions “Critter Diggers” have made to the field in 2013. Check out the post at http://archaeology.org/.
ShareThe Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, in its initial print edition (2000), was a groundbreaking collection of colored and detailed maps of the entire Greco-Roman world “from the British Isles to the Indian subcontinent and deep into … Continue reading
ShareOxford University announced last Tuesday that it is partnering with the Vatican to “make some of the world’s most important Bibles and biblical texts available online.” This massive digitization project includes collections at Bodleian Libraries and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (BAV) … Continue reading
ShareGoogle announced on Friday that National Geographic will be participating in an effort to make over 500 historic maps available as a layer on Google Maps. As Darrell Etherington writes for techcrunch.com, more than 500 reference and historic maps will be available to … Continue reading
ShareThe definitions for these terms were composed collaboratively by Pamela Koulianos, Sarah Wenner, Carl “CJ” Rice, Kathy Gleditsch and Jayd Lewis as preparation for a Midterm Examination in a course on the History of Rome.
ShareAlright- so I am no Aladdin, and it’s not really a magic carpet. But its the closest thing. Today in particular I felt an incredible amount of nostalgia for my true office: Petra. And I thought, the only way you … Continue reading
ShareThis paper was presented by Tiffany Key at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research as part of the session, ”Archaeology of Classical Periods,” chaired by Elise A. Friedland (George Washington University). In a 2003 article entitled “Supplying … Continue reading
ShareAs Meredith Bennett-Smith writes for Huffington Post Science, Archaeologists and Geologists from several UK universities claim to have found the source of the Stonehenge Stones. The location of the source, approximately 100 miles away from the current site, could imply that the … Continue reading
ShareNorth Carolina State University graduate students and A&P contributors Tiffany Key and Pamela Koulianos presented their poster, “From Kiln to Table: ‘Ayn Gharandal & the Late Roman Ceramics Trade in Southern Jordan” during the 2013 American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Annual … Continue reading