Music from the Iliad →
from inlustre monumentum est: No, I don’t mean music that’s in the Iliad, I mean music that’s generated from the text of the Iliad. Henry Francis Lynam writes to the Digital Classicist mailing list: Hi folks, As the long days of summer approach, I thought a bit of musical entertainment might be in order. I’ve mapped the accents in the Iliad to a 12-note scale to produce some digital...
On Vestals and ox-carts →
from inlustre monumentum est: I read yesterday a review by Mary Beard of a number of interesting publications in the Times Literary Supplement, some of these may have bearing on elements of my thesis so I will have to have a look at them. That’s not what this post is about, however. The works are O’Sullivan Walking in Roman Culture, Laurence and Newsome, eds, Rome, Ostia, Pompeii and Kaster, The...