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Hercules and Odysseus in Germany

Tacitus (Germania, 3) relates how the Greek heroes wandered to Germany and influenced German culture:

“They say that Hercules once stopped among them, and those who are about to enter a battle always sing his name before those of all other brave men. 355 more words

Latin

What might you do?

When working with first-line managers, most of whom were new to the world of management, I regularly came across a recurring theme:  once you become a manager, your life is never the same again… 112 more words

Leadership

Subversae

Inter quae nulla palam causa delapsum Camuloduni simulacrum Victoriae ac retro conversum, quasi cederet hostibus. et feminae in furorem turbatae adesse exitium canebant, externosque fremitus in curia eorum auditos; consonuisse ululatibus theatrum visamque speciem in aestuario Tamesae subversae coloniae; iam Oceanus cruento adspectu, dilabente aestu humanorum corporum effigies relictae, ut Britannis ad spem, ita veteranis ad metum trahebantur. 99 more words

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. – Tacitus http://ift.tt/28Miwuk

Tacitus

The Blood of Caesar by Albert A. Bell, Jr.

The Blood of Caesar, A Second Case from the Notebooks of Pliny the Younger is the second book in a series of historical mysteries taking place in the Roman Empire in the first century. 371 more words

Book Review

ACLU Lawyers Blame Burning of Rome on Christians

ACLU lawyers have recently blamed the Orlando shooting by a radicalized Muslim on Christians.  Looking for more deaths to blame on Christians, they have concluded that Christians caused the Great Fire of Rome in 64 AD. 61 more words

Culture

Part 1, Chapter 1

The Romanos were, in almost every respect, a normal family.  Tacitus Romano worked for a shipping company, overseeing and planning routes for trucks to take throughout the area.   1,919 more words

Adventures Of The Romanos