Darryl A. Phillips

Entries from June 21, 2009

New Acropolis Museum opens in Athens

June 21, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

At last, the new museum in Athens for artifacts from the acropolis has opened.  They even planned space for the “Parthenon Marbles” (a.k.a. the “Elgin Marbles”), should they move from London to Athens. Louisa Gouliamaki/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images (NYTimes 6/19/2009)

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Classics goes Hollywood

June 11, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I read a review of the new film “My Life in Ruins” (from the team that gave us “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”).  Seems that the main character is an “unemployed Classics professor turned tour guide”.  Nice to see Classics is getting some exposure, but wouldn’t it be nice to have an employed Classicist featured (though this […]

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America’s Rome exhibit

June 2, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

If you happen to be in New York state, you might want to check out this exhibit about American Artists in the Campagna Romana (the countryside surrounding Rome). Click LINK for more information.

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