Category Archives: Classical Studies

FulanoDeTal569s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://fulanodetal569.stumbleupon.com/ A new thumb for an SU old-timer. (And one last laugh at the auto-tag SU provided for me: “Classical-Studies”.)

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http://io9.com/5616498/ultraviolet-light-reveals-how-ancient-greek-statues-really-looked Ancient Greek and Roman statues: Not as classy as we have been led to believe.

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Cupid – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupid In Roman mythology, Cupid (Latin cupido) or Eros is the god of erotic He is equated with the Greek god Eros, and another one of his Latin names Amor (cognate with Kama). In popular culture Cupid is frequently shown shooting his bow to inspire romantic love, often as an icon of Valentine’s Day. No […]

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Proscription – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proscription I’ve been watching the new HBO series, Rome, which has encouraged me to revisit and brush up on my old Classical Studies notes. For some reason, I’d always been a bit fuzzy on the concept of proscription, but of course Wikipedia rectifies my confusion (and gives me some ideas for when my eventual bid […]

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Ancient Graffiti on the walls of Pompeii

http://www.orbilat.com/Languages/Latin_Vulgar/Texts/Pompeii_Graffiti.html My Latin is obviously rusting from underuse, but I still love these two-millennia old “Kilroy Was Here”-s: “Lucius pinxit.”

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