Now that we’ve gotten to know Plutarch, let’s ask: Who was Suetonius? Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was born ca. 70 AD, … Continue reading Part One (b): Who was Suetonius?
In the introduction, we established that in order to conduct a valuable, critical reading of ancient literature, the reader must … Continue reading Part One (a): Who is Plutarch?
As mentioned before, one of the primary focuses of my research is to conduct a critical reading of classical literature to … Continue reading Introduction: Researching Roman Biographical Literature
Well, my field season is officially over (Cue “This is the End” by The Doors). Friday was my last day … Continue reading Ending the Season
Stratigraphy can be a fickle beast. In a previous post, I explained at length how it can become a nightmare. … Continue reading Appreciating the Little Finds in Life
Frustration continues near the summit of Sainte-Candie as we struggle to excavate through increasingly difficult stratigraphy. Compact brownish silt has … Continue reading Tools of the Trade
So you may have detected that my account of the past couple weeks has turned somewhat grim. I must admit … Continue reading Layers