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6 Common Lies about the Amazon Women

The Amazons got a bad rep in antiquity, but people couldn’t get enough of them. That long standing trope of “all girls love bad boys” also works the other way around. 1,208 more words

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Is Time Travel Real? Look at the Proof!

Today the internet is alive! Millions of people are talking about the groundbreaking discovery of an ancient statue that depicts (depending on who you talk to) a woman opening a laptop. 219 more words

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Baby Eros

One more from the wonderful 16th century copy of the Greek Anthology (I can’t help it!), this time illustrating an epigram attributed to Meleager. (RESERVE–881.08-ANT) 185 more words

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Keep Your Greek (54)

Encouragement, Comments & Other Information:

Paradigms:
Write out or recite the Imperfect, Middle/Passive, Indicative of λυω – to loose
(1s)
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Reading Homer, Part II

I finished The Iliad this morning, still in bed in my PJs as the Trojans again buried Hector, breaker of horses. The ending leaves one with a dull, empty feeling. 525 more words

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Ancient Vampires

I have never traveled to a place that hasn’t got a ‘tale of the undead’ of some sort. Stories of beings neither alive nor dead consuming the blood of living beings can be found in nearly every culture around the world in many different varieties spanning over many centuries. 488 more words

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Keep Your Greek (53)

Encouragement, Comments & Other Information:

Paradigms:
Write out or recite the Present, Middle/Passive, Indicative of λυω – to loose
(1s)
(2s)
(3s)
(1p)
(2p)
(3p) 245 more words

Ancient Greek