London Mithraeum: Hellene Travel Blog

London Mithraeum: Hellene Travel Blog

I rather like Mithras; the subject of my first Undergrad Dissertation, mentored by the late, great Professor Peter Walcot!               Mithraism appeals to my troglodyte tendencies, my love of the dramatic and mysterious. Who isn’t partial to a spot of incantation, initiation, promise of salvation, wearing of masks and […]

Defunct Email Addresses!

Defunct Email Addresses!

Hi, all. If your CL account was registered with a defunct email address, you may well find it’s been removed.The sheer number of emails to these being bounced back to the server was causing real problems. Of course I have no efficient way to contact you and the problem was such that it needed to […]

A Hellene Travel Blog: Crete – Aghios Nikolaos, Gournia, Sitia, Paleo Kastro, Lato, Mokhlos and Panaghia Kera

A Hellene Travel Blog: Crete – Aghios Nikolaos, Gournia, Sitia, Paleo Kastro, Lato, Mokhlos and Panaghia Kera

Our annual End of Season Trip to Crete has become somewhat of a winding down ritual. A self-catering Studio in Hotel du Lac overlooking the Lagoon in Aghios Nikolaos, a bit of hush with few Tourists around, some warmth, visiting with friends, recharging batteries, good food, organic Raki from local stills……. Nothing hectic. Maybe check […]

A Hellene Travel Blog: A long weekend in Rome – Trajan’s Markets, beneath Via dei Fori Imperiali, Aqua Virgo, Forum Boarium, Case Romane del Celio, Porticos Aemilia and a Temple to Spes built during the FIRST PUNIC WAR!

A Hellene Travel Blog: A long weekend in Rome – Trajan’s Markets, beneath Via dei Fori Imperiali, Aqua Virgo, Forum Boarium, Case Romane del Celio, Porticos Aemilia and a Temple to Spes built during the FIRST PUNIC WAR!

February in Rome is uncrowded. Some Christmas decorations remain for added festivity, but the hoards have left, Sites and Museums are fairly empty, people generally less hassled…….and the weather clement enough to sit outside at 10pm with an espresso, grappa, alloro, liquorizia or other digestive of choice. One also has a better choice of Hotels […]

Academy Vivarium novum Competition 2018-2019

Academy Vivarium novum Competition 2018-2019

Announcement of competition 2018-2019 The Academy Vivarium novum is offering ten full-tuition scholarships for high school students (16-18 years old) and twenty-eight full-tuition scholarships for University students (18-24 years old) of any part of the world. The scholarships will cover all of the costs of room, board in male dorms, teaching and didactic materials for […]

‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ in Latin

‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ in Latin

News and an appeal from CJ Hinke…. CJ Hinke (Thammasat University, Bangkok) has translated The Wonderful Wizard of Oz into Latin–The Classical Wizard / Magus Mirabilis in Oz, forthcoming in 2019. Dr. Hinke is seeking a list of EVERY academic Latin program worldwide, from preschool to post-tertiary. He requires school names with as many contact details as […]

10 Years of The Classics Library!

10 Years of The Classics Library!

THANK YOU! theclassicslibrary.com Ten years ago, I had a thought. Then, in the Easter Break of teaching, I put together an experimental website. I had no clue what people would think of it or even if it would work. Well, thanks to hundreds of supportive and generous Classics teachers out there, it has. theclassicslibrary.com is […]