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Ephesus at a Glance

Imagine, we walked on streets that have been there since the beginning of time, and have been walked on by so many people that have created history. 335 more words

Travel

Haiku, The Sea! The Sea! in Linear B, ancient Greek, English & French ...which I am sure you will love

Haiku, The Sea! The Sea in Linear B, ancient Greek, English & French ...which I am sure you will love (Click to ENLARGE):





Richard
Linear B

Ancient Greek cities in the Italian south

According to this video, we have the Oracle of Delphi to thank for directing the Greeks to settle in Italy almost 3,000 years ago. Although it’s a fairly long (26 minutes) video, I found it very interesting. 6 more words

History

שׂבולת שׂמית

Stream-of-consciousness thoughts about why we say “Semitic” even though the root is “Shem”. And, yes, I know the Hebrew letters in the title say “semitic sibboleth” and not “shemitic shibboleth”.

Languages

The Martyrdom of Polycarp, pdf release

I’m very pleased to announce today the beta release of a pdf reader-version of “The Martyrdom of Polycarp”. It is available for download immediately, just click on the above link in the header pages. 56 more words

Ancient Greek

There is no grammar (as we know it).

“You don’t need to know what the rules are, you just need to obey them. Don’t memorize the penal codes, just stop killing people.” – …

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Latin

From Z to A: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Dear Aly,

I have felt all the feels. All of them. All. The. Feels.

My lovely friend recommended The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller to me, and so far everything she’s told me was good, was good, so naturally I trusted this recommendation too. 348 more words