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Plaster Lathing a Greek Vase

the plan is, to plaster lathe  classical looking vase shape, and then 3d scan it. Or using that shape. utilising it in another fashion to pay homage to its classical nature. 116 more words

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Thinking on Tyrants, Meanings, and Ancient Greek Culture

‘Tyrant’ is defined by modern dictionaries as both an absolute ruler unrestrained by law or constitution and as a usurper of sovereignty. It is essential to the continuation of this paper that we assess the meaning of… 943 more words

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The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

If anything could supplant LSJ, this could be it. I’m looking forward to picking up a copy. The fact that it relies so heavily on the papyri & inscriptions is hugely significant. 398 more words

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Désolée, je croyais que vous étiez anglaise !

Just over a week to go before the end of term and (joy of joys) four exams. I feel as though I have finally paid the price for mocking the lack of work here as all the work and revision seems to be happening at once, hence the lack of blogging recently. 954 more words

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Thinking on G. Julius Caesar, his Final Words, and Relationships of Love

Ancient Greek Wednesday and a the phrase has been gnawing at me for some time now, so it is time to release it and have it chew on someone else. 731 more words

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Why anachronistic translations of Homer's Iliad scare people off, Versus my modern translation of the Iliad, Book II, “The Catalogue of Ships”, lines 581-604

Why anachronistic translations of Homer's Iliad scare people off, Versus my modern translation of the Iliad, Book II, “The Catalogue of Ships”, lines 581-604

Here is my translation: Click to… 29 more words
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Thinking of Life, Ups, and Downs

Yet another Aesop Monday reveals itself to us (you have to love the Greek Middle/Passive)! I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving, if you are located in the US; if not, I hope you had a great weekend none the less. 797 more words

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