Author: laurencetotelin

Pigeon slippers

By Robert Ralley and Lauren Kassell The Casebooks Project, a team of scholars at the University of C…

Smelling of Roses in Ancient Rome

By Laurence Totelin as part of the perfume series The painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) had a…

Nit Picking the Greek and Roman Way

By Laurence Totelin One of the ‘joys’ of parenthood is dealing with lice and nits. In the UK, the NH…

Interview with the author: Elaine Leong

Our very own Elaine Leong’s new book Recipes and Everyday Knowledge Medicine, Science, and the House…

Thanksgiving with Galen and Apicius

By Sean Coughlin For Thanksgiving, I thought I’d come up with a new English translation of a seasona…

Recreating Ancient Beauty

By Eboni John, published as part of the Undergraduate Series The society of ancient Rome was just as…

In Search of Efen

By  Allison Shichen Du, published as part of the Undergraduate Series This summer, I started a journ…

Fevers and the Dog Star in Antiquity

By Laurence Totelin Summer this year in the UK has been particularly hot; we have experienced a heat…

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