On the Ides of September (which are the 13th this month), I shared a lovely little meal with Jupiter in commemoration of the greater Epulum Jovis. 315 more words
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Last month saw a momentous anniversary of the sort that doesn’t happen often; on the 19 August it was 2000 years exactly since the death of Augustus, Rome’s first emperor. 346 more words
(The Isca Augusta was once a Roman legionary fortress and settlement. Image used under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 License. Source Wikipedia)
Why is it that over the centuries historians, from Edward Gibbon to Adrian Goldsworthy, have been enchanted or inspired by ancient Rome ? 2,433 more words
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LE film ou LE livre de l’année pour certains. Ça fait maintenant pas mal de temps qu’on entend parler de The Fault in our Stars… 828 more words