The Scythians – cheese, gold and false beards

I'm a little late to party on this one, but I've finally managed to get to the 'Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia' exhibition at the British Museum (the tickets were a gift from a family member). We managed to get an early, week-day slot, and I'm very glad we did - the last few BM... Continue Reading →


Reblogged: The epigraphic gallery of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples is now open!

This recent post by my 'Greek in Italy' colleague Nick Zair shares the (very exciting!) news that the epigraphy room of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale is open for business again. To give some context to this, I've visited this room about three times. The first time was in 2009, when I was told it was closed... Continue Reading →

‘Greek in Italy’ in Rome

On the 29th March, the 'Greek in Italy' project will be hosting a workshop entitled 'The impact of Greek on the languages of Ancient Italy' at the British School at Rome. We are very privileged to have several great Italian linguistic scholars with us for the afternoon - you can see the full programme over... Continue Reading →

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