Over on my Forbes blog, I explore the history of religious tattoos. This post stems from my interest in the use of … More
Hey, readers. How are you? I rarely speak to you directly, but I wanted to let you know that there … More
We are in the midst of the NCAA March madness tournament in the U.S., and, as NPR reported, the American … More
An anthology of posts I wrote while blogging for PhDiva.blogspot.com on everything from Caligula in modern film to the danger of death by roof-tile in antiquity.
In my blogging, I have frequently discussed Roman approaches to crime and punishment (e.g., crucifixion and torture). However, as I sat prepping lectures for … More
Romans often reserved the dark colors of mourning for a trip to the courtroom. Usually it was the defendants who chose to … More