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Boring classics teachers

 

All hail, seven pupils of Aristides the rhetorician, four walls and three benches.

Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology 10 XXX111 J.W.MACKAIL

Nowadays the accolade for the most boring teachers seems to go to geography teachers. 375 more words

Ancient Greek

Turkish Delight 6 - Day Trip to Ephesus

The historical and cultural richness of Turkey is well apparent when you visit Ephesus, the ancient Greek-turned-Roman city situated in western Turkey. Its ruins and colosseum brings you back thousand of years BC and almost makes you feel like you’re on the movie set of Helen of Troy. 74 more words

Passport

London: Nereid Monument

The ancient capital city of the Lycian Federation was Xanthos, now in modern day Turkey. The Nereid Monument was built for the Lycian ruler Erbinna with its name deriving from the sea nymph (Nereids) statues placed between the columns of the tomb. 42 more words

Artefacts

Arrival of study materials (A275 Reading classical Greek)

It’s been a strange old day. I logged into Facebook this morning, to see people posting that the dispatch date for our module materials had moved from 22nd August 2014 to 2nd September 2015. 212 more words

University

Diamond mine

Are you an ancient Greek or Roman—a matron, priestess, amazon, sorceress, slave or goddess? If so, I urge you to trash every system-layered, flexi-skirted toga you ever bought and replace them with mesh dresses from Collabor88. 305 more words

Second Life Fashion

“Moreover, the very men who take care of public affairs look after their own at the same time; and even those who are devoted to their own businesses know enough about their city’s affairs.

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Thanatology

Thanatology is a modern term for the scientific study of death, first coined in the early 20th century.[1] At around the same time, the variety of cultural responses to the universal human experience of death became a topic of great interest to sociologists and anthropologists, including Émile Durkheim, Robert Hertz and Arnold van Gennep. 2,042 more words

Ancient Greek