Thursday, February 12, 2009

Pompeiiana I.1, October 1974


The first issue of Bernard Barcio's Pompeiiana Newsletter debuted in October 1974. Its cover features notorious tennis legend Bobby Riggs riding in a student-built chariot during his visit to North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Content includes: Batmanus comic, "Batmanus in Temporibus Antiquis", "Pompeiianae Praefectus Salutem Dicit Litterarum Classicarum Studiosis", "Latin for Language Enrichment: An experimental course offered at Crispus Attucks High School, Indianapolis, Indiana", "Nil Desperandum", "Something New at Shortridge", "An Environmentalist Looks at Pompeii", photos.

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1 comment:

  1. Dear Andrew,

    I am currently a Latin teacher at St. Richard's Episcopal School in Indianapolis, and I have come upon what appears to be a complete set of "Pompeiiana" as it arrived at our school from Indianola Ave. many years ago. What should I do with them?

    Zachary K. Thompson
    Middle Division Latin