Articles and News
- Kate Cooper explains how, to the Desert Fathers and Mothers, "custody of the eyes" was not as virtuous as you would think.
- The blog, Following Hadrian, offers a photo essay of Palmyra funerary sculpture.
- Colosseum killing machine reconstructed after more than 1,500 years
- Zachary Thomas responds to Michael Press' AJR piece about the historicity of the Davidic kingdom in academic scholarship.
- Brendan Haug, archivist of U-M Papyrology Collection, on 'The Book in Graeco-Roman Egypt: Evidence from the Papyri' HT @SarahEBond
- Check out #femdh #dhsi2015 for news about digital humanities.
- Sarah Bond offers a short history of Chastity Belts.
- Loeb Classical Library now online for FREE.
- The Peutinger map, the only map of Rome from antiquity, is now explorable online.
- The Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire now online.
- AJR's Nathan Schumer wrote a booknote on Paul Kosmins, The Land of the Elephants. The book "attempts to understand the royal ideology of the Seleucid dynasty, examining how this vast empire was constituted and imagined by its rulers."
- We want to publish your work on pedagogy and ancient Judaism/Christianity/Biblical Studies! Email us at ancientjewreview at gmail.com