Links for the Week of 2 December

The AIRC has a program for high school students to study in Rome in July of 2013: http://www.romanculture.org/page/engaging-history-high-school (via @AIRomanCulture)

A Mary Beard piece on Pompeii’s plaster casts: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20407286 (via @davidjcraven)

A brief piece on the Antikythera Mechanism: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Ancient-computer-yielding-some-secrets-4063828.php (via @jntribolo)

Spending in Roman politics: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2012/11/citizens_united_massive_political_campaign_donations_during_the_roman_republic.html?wpisrc=sl_ipad (via @Caecilius)

A list of pop culture references to Pompeii: http://popclassicsjg.blogspot.de/2012/11/top-5-representations-of-pompeii.html (via @Nihil_Novi_Net)

A short piece about the end of Pompeii: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/rosetta-stones/2012/11/27/how-pompeii-perished/ (via @DrKillgrove and @jntribolo)

Ostia Antica has a new website: http://www.ostiaantica.beniculturali.it/en/index.php (via @SaveRome)

A piece on how Latin lives on: http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2011/09/how-latin-outlived-the-romans/ (via @DHSBClassics)

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