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Edinburgh: a city in profile #CA16

The annual Classical Association conference ascends to Scotland this year. The city of Edinburgh plays host to delegates from around the country and beyond. Beginning a series of posts, this blog post will give an overview of the city. Arriving … Continue reading

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The Importance of Teaching ‘High Culture’

Originally posted on Trivium21c:
“As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death” Gangsta’s Paradise: Coolio “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…” Psalms 23:4 King James’ Version The other day I was working…

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At last, here’s a crossword to test all you Latin lovers

The Latin crossword is the first to appear in The Times for 85 years Article retrieved from The Times website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/medianews/article4581933.ece What have the Romans ever given us? To the famous list, beginning with the aqueduct, we can now add a new … Continue reading

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Why Do Greek Plays have Latin Titles?

Originally posted on Katherine McDonald:
Chorus of Agamemnon, The Cambridge Greek Play 2010 One of the most famous Greek tragedies is called Oedipus Rex. Well, sort of. Its original Greek title is Oidípous Týrannos, but usually everyone calls it by…

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Collective Refresh

Classics Collective is having a slight make over! It has been three years since Classics Collective has been bringing news about Classics to your Twitter feeds and we have gradually began to spread Classics news through Facebook, Google+, Flipboard and … Continue reading

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#CA15 at Bristol

It’s that time of the year again – the time where Classicists get together in the annual CA. Bristol is playing host to this year’s conference and I will add my own welcome to all the delegates and virtual attendees … Continue reading

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A-Level results and Clearing 2014

Thursday morning will be full of dread and excitement for many of those who are waiting for their A-level results, dependant on which on which will be university and, depending on your perception on the importance of university, life. If … Continue reading

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