Academus' 12 Days of Christmas

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

Over the festive period, we decided to collate some activities for you to take part in during your free time! From quizzes to puzzles to some more lighthearted articles we'll be covering an array of topics over the 12 days of Christmas!


Stay tuned for content from us and get your activity heads on as we head into a period of fun and games!


To everyone who has followed our activity over the past 12 months, we thank you and we hope to have lots of exciting things in store for 2022. If there is anything you'd like to see from us going forwards drop us an email.


Here's to a happy and healthy 2022! Io Saturnalia folks!


Best wishes,


The Academus Team



Day 1: Quiz: Tell us your coffee order and we'll tell you which figure from Classical Mythology you are


Day 2: Crossword: a Classics Crossword for those cold winter nights to test out your Graeco-Roman knowledge


Day 3: Guide: The Ultimate Classical Christmas gift guide for all your ancient giving needs


Day 4: Quiz: Are you a Centurion or a Tirones? Find out in our Classics Quiz and test your knowledge


Day 5: Glory on the track: what parallels can we draw between today’s Formula 1 and Ancient Chariot Races?


Day 6: Wordsearch: Want to celebrate the amazing Ancient Women? Try finding them in our winter wordsearch


Day 7: How Saturnalia became Christmas: The transition from ancient to present and pagan to Christian


Day 8: Crossword: Take on our challenger crosswords- Latin, Greek and Cryptic Classics puzzles


Day 9: Quiz: The Big Ancient World Quiz of the Year 2021- prove that you owned the ancient arts this year!