Memnon – Giulia Balbilla e la voce magica

Posted by EAGLE on Jul 24, 2015

“Memnon – Giulia Balbilla e la voce magica” will take place on 4 August 2015 at Giardini della Filarmonica in Rome. The show, supported by Sapienza University of Rome, is organised under the auspices of EAGLE, the Europeana Network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy. The text of Maricla Boggio is inspired by documents prepared by the professor of Greek literature Amalia Margherita Cirio in his book ” Gli epigrammi di Gulia Balbilla “. The result is a lively and unusual story, where dominated...

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Discover Emona in the written word

Posted by EAGLE on May 7, 2015

EAGLE is pleased to announce that ZRC SAZU recently published an interesting booklet on the Roman past of Ljubljana, titled The Disappearing Tombstone and Other Stories from Emona. The booklet is a collection of ten stories about real people, who once lived in Emona or the surrounding countryside. These stories shed light on the everyday lives and often highly unusual fates of these people. The eleventh story reveals why the Romans believed that Emona had been founded by Jason and his Argonauts. The myth would lead later historians to believe...

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