Just giving ya’ll a quick little update of my life! Due to sorority recruitment rules, I had to take a little break from all social media for the three days of recruitment. 112 more words
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Hellenic type has little of what’s unspokenly understood as an ascender. Letters ascending over the x-height typically do so with all of their bodies, meaning that an ascender in Greek is, more often than not, more than a simple vertical stem towering over one side of the glyph, as it happens in Latin script. 375 more words
Y’all, I love Mediterranean food so much. It comes from my Greek/Italian/Lebanese background, and I can’t get enough. But as much as I love it, it’s not something I eat super often in Charlotte. 339 more words
Aulus Gellius, Attic Nights 13.iv
A transcript of a letter from Alexander to his mother Olympias; and what Olympias wrote back to him.
“In the majority of the records of the deeds of Alexander and rather recently in the book of Marcus Varro, which is called “Orestes” or “On Insanity”, we find that Olympias, the wife of Philipp, most cleverly replied to her son. 235 more words