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Alejandro Amenabar's film about Hypatia, Agora , is opening in the US -- if anyone notices a film about Late Antique Alexandria and its mix of religion and violence, the movie is certain to evoke Pavlovian culture-war reactions from all and sundry...In any case, here's an interview with the star, Rachel Weisz, stressing the theme of opposition to religious intolerance / fundamentalism, and noting (?!) that basically ancient science and acting are interchangeable -- neither one involves telescopes (I know: Totally unfair!): "What's remarkable is that everything she was doing was imaginary because she was working in the time before the telescope. Everything she was figuring out, she was doing with her imagination.
Bryn Mawr Classical Review “Mostly a review journal of Greek and Latin classics, the database also includes public interest articles on the classics.” HISTOS:The New Electronic Journal of Ancient Histography ACL Home Page (American Classical League) In addition to providing electronic access to ACL documents, The ACL Home Page provides members and other interested people with resources of importance to the teaching and study of the Classics. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome Republic and Empire “Excellent collecton of primary and secondary source materials.” TOCS-IN “TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online (about 6%).”