Athenian Red-figure kalathos krater depicting Sappho and Alcaeus, 480-70 BC

Last week the world of Classics was thrilled to learn that two new poems written by the seventh century Lyric poetess Sappho had been discovered (or, perhaps more accurately, rediscovered).  The first of these poems is about Sappho’s brother, and …

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The four ancient Roman chariot teams - Green, Red, White, and Blue

Last weekend, a small town in the heart of Wales celebrated the ancient Roman tradition of chariot-racing, albeit with a modern twist.  Llanwrtyd Wells played host to the sixth annual World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing Championships, an event that received …

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