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September for Jove (and his deputies)

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

Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Genre: Romance / Fiction

Age Recommended: 13 and up

Finally!!!! I’d been waiting so long to read and review this book! 281 more words

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.”

When in Rome... : A Visit to the Mausoleum of Augustus

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


Amongst the ruins of Isca Augusta you may just find Adrian Goldsworthy.

(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


« Nos étoiles contraires » : avis sur le livre et le film.

Heyyy everybody !

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

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