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Practical Proverbial, from 1 Thessalonians, 2 May 2018

For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.  470 more words

Faithful Examples

If you had just a few months to live, what would you most want to say to friends? What would really matter enough to put in writing?   616 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I And II FB2

The Complete Tacitus Anthology: The Histories, The Annals, Germania, Agricola, A Dialogue on Oratory (Illustrated) (Texts From Ancient Rome Book 6) Publius Cornelius 4.3 out of 5 stars 33 Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 482 more words


The Equites & The Rank of Senator

The equites have always been of class below that of the normal senatorial citizens. However equites are not strangers to being members of the senatorial themselves. 694 more words

Thomas Jefferson's 275th Celebration 

Studying Jefferson should be a guiding star.

Jamie Gass and Will Fitzhugh write: “Students of reading, writing, and common arithmetick . . . Graecian, Roman, English, and American history . 331 more words



Tacitus (c. 56/57-117+)

“All that tyrannical conquerors, and imitators of their brutalities, achieve is their own disrepute and their victims’ renown.”

  • From The Annals of Imperial Rome (Chapter 7), by Tacitus, translated by Michael Grant (Penguin Classics, 1996).
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Tacitus in Gouna

Five days left in El Gouna — Egypt’s version of the Costa Smeralda, minus the white sand — then I leave. Plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous weather, swim in the lagoon you see in the pic above, and watch Real Madrid play their two matches this week. 1,102 more words