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Ongoing research can now be shared face-to-face in full digital detail across the globe. Paul Jump reports Roman slaves may have lived a dog's life, but surely few can have suffered being mistaken for an ox. This, however, was the posthumous fate that befell Carus of Frisia. In the early years of the 20th century, the remains of a Roman tablet were found near the village of Tolsum in the Netherlands. The original translation, published…