Monday, January 23, 2006

Plagues and Medea... sorta fitting.

I suppose everyone has already heard about the ancient Athens plague being discovered as typhoid.

The abstract of the paper is here. Thanks to Classics-L again.

And because I have COOL FRIENDS who find COOL THINGS here is a video of Maria Callas as Medea!! It's from Italian newsreel footage, and it's fabulous. Sadly my Italian is barely existent. But... Maria Callas! As Medea! Yay!

2 Comments:

Blogger Gene O'Grady said...

Some of my friends still remember when she sang Medea in Texas.

11:17 PM  
Blogger Glaukôpis said...

Wow, I am truly jealous!

11:22 PM  

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