Tomb Relief from Athens
Period: 360-50 BC.
The tombs of the Greeks were placed along the roads. Here the passers by could stop and read the names of the deceased. 101 more words
The other day, when I described what I mostly did at university, one of my other teachers said “Well, what’s the bloody use of that?”. It’s a question I get often, though not always that rudely. 450 more words
I recently gave a talk about interpreting ancient symbolism to the American International Women’s Club in Naples, Italy. As the talk was held on 14th February, I thought it was appropriate to tackle the theme of love. 4,134 more words