GraecoMuse Turns One

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The Bases of Zanes at Olympia, Greece. Statues...
The Bases of Zanes at Olympia, Greece. Statues of Zeus were erected on these bases, paid for by fines imposed on those who were found to be cheating at the Olympic Games. The names of the athletes were inscribed on the base of each statue to serve as a warning to all.

Hello Everyone! This month this website turns one year old. Thank you everyone for reading and continuing to do so! GraecoMuse has now had over 40,000 views and has 528 subscribers. :)

So incase you missed some of the entries and are interested in having a read, here are all the entries for the last year. Hope you all enjoy, keep reading, and most of all learn new things.

Also remember that there is now a facebook page for archaeology and history news and comments. At  https://www.facebook.com/GraecoMuse.

Simple Musings – 26/10/11

Review: Betz, H.D., The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation (Chicago, 1986) – 26/10/11

Confessions of an Archaeologist: Live Free and Dig Hard! - 27/10/11

The (not so) True History – Lucian of Samosata - 29/10/11

Kepler’s Somnium (The Dream) - 30/10/11

Survivor PhD: Close Encounters of the First Kind - 01/11/11

Lost in Translation: It’s all Greek to Us - 07/11/11

Recommended Reading: Blum and Blum, Health and Healing in Rural Greece - 11/11/11

Back to the Future: The Significance of Studying Ancient History - 14/11/11

Relic Hunter: Common Misconceptions of Archaeology - 22/11/11

To Pass Knowledge on to the Younger Generations - 08/12/11

Wilde/Chase Books 1-4: Andy McDermott - 22/12/11

Santa Claus Before Coca Cola - 25/12/11

Felix sit annus novus! Happy New Year! - 31/12/11

Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 1 - 11/01/12

English: Ancient Greek helmets.
Ancient Greek helmets

Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 2 - 20/01/12

War Minus the Shooting: Ideals behind the Ancient Olympic Games - 28/01/12

Traditional and Historical Origins of Certain Supernatural Ideologies - 29/01/12

Female Heroism in Ancient Greek Literature - 04/02/12

A Shaky Beginning: Parkinson’s Disease in Ancient History - 09/02/12

The Fall of the Ancient Olympics: The Theodosian Code - 17/02/12

Basic Numismatics: A Quick Guide to the Study of Ancient Coinage - 23/02/12

Ancient Scripts of Egypt: An Introduction - 02/03/12

Poetic License: An Introduction to Greek (and Latin) Meter - 08/03/12

Tools of the Trade: Archaeology - 18/03/12

Ammianus Marcellinus: Biographical Record in the Res Gestae - 23/03/12

The Language of Trees: Ogham (Archaic Irish Script) - 26/03/12

Holey Cranium Batman! The Archaeology of Trephination - 10/04/12

In the Beginning: Biblical Creation Myths vs. Others Around the Mediterranean - 14/04/12

Cuneiform: An Introduction to One of the Earliest Scripts - 28/04/12

Ancient Sites of Cilicia, Anatolia: Part 1 - 08/05/12

Ancient Sites of Cilicia, Anatolia: Part 2 - 08/05/12

Isthmia: Roman Baths and Muscular Men - 16/05/12

Runic Scripts – Elder and Younger Futhark - 19/05/12Piracy in the Ancient Mediterranean - 01/06/12

Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 3! - 10/06/12

The Cave of Letters - 20/06/12

From Pole to Pole: The History of Pole Dancing and Fitness - 23/06/12

Hoplitodromos (armoured race); on the right so...
Hoplitodromos (armoured race); on the right some tripods as winning prizes. Side A of an Attic black-figure neck-amphora, ca. 550 BC. From Vulci.

Graecomuse and Parkinson’s Disease - 01/07/12

The Valley of the Dawn – Made-up religion of 32,000 years? - 08/07/12

Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 4 - 09/07/12

Archaeology Travel Blog: Istanbul pt. 1 - 18/07/12

Archaeological Travel Blog: Istanbul Part 2 - 27/07/12

Archaeology Travel Blog: Selinus and Antiochia ad Cragum! - 03/08/12

Archaeology Travel Blog: Ancient Side - 04/08/12

I Have My Eye On You: The Evil Eye in Antiquity - 29/08/12

Curses and Fines on Greek Grave Stele - 06/09/12

Theodora of Justinian: The Protectress of the Poor! - 28/09/12

Neodamodeis – The Freed Helots of Sparta - 07/10/12

A Source-Critical Analysis of the Parable of the Mustard Seed - 08/10/12

2 thoughts on “GraecoMuse Turns One

    Julian Barr said:
    October 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    Well done on your first birthday, Graecomuse! I love reading your blog.

      GraecoMuse responded:
      October 22, 2012 at 11:39 pm

      Thanks Julian, and I yours :)

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