More linky goodness from my email box this week:

The Greek Ministry of Culture has put together a nice site on the Olympic Games ...

The election of Barack Obama sparked talk of the possibility of an African pope ... Richard Owen pointed out there already have been a few ... other folks were comparing Obama to Socrates ...

There have been a pile of updates at the North Carolina Classical Association site (what? no link to rc?) ...

Fran├žois Queyrel sent in news of a new book about the Parthenon which he has written ...

Theatre (p)reviews: Troy: Before and After (Princeton) ... The Greeks (UW) ... Oedipus Cycle (NY) ...

Martin Conde updated his Flickr news-photo set ...

Interesting item on Roman masks and actresses ...