returnforgrace:

perlockholmes:

riplogic:

*loses drink in scotland* where did my Glasgow.

Oh my god

riselikethesea

tatersinthebuilding:


This was one of the greatest moments in television history.

tatersinthebuilding:

This was one of the greatest moments in television history.

plot twist: i actually died many years ago this is just a queue 

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masterpiecedaily:

Michelangelo Buonarroti
Moses
1515

masterpiecedaily:

Michelangelo Buonarroti

Moses

1515

the oresteia: well that aeschylated quickly

interretialia:

In the famous line

To be, or not to be, that is the question

the “to be, or not to be” is an indirect question.

For that reason, we should not (not, not, not!) translate it into Latin as

esse aut non esse

or something similar. Latin handles indirect questions differently.

In Latin…

likeavirgil:

Statuette of Aphroditec. 350 BCETemple of Diana in Remi, Latium
"This statuette, discovered at the shrine of Diana in Nemi, probably represents a goddess — perhaps Aphrodite. It belongs to a category of slender, long-limbed ex-voto figures that were very common in central Italy in the fourth century BCE and also depicted devotees and priests. The face, with its regular features echoing classical Greek models, forms a deliberate contrast to the inordinately long, flat body with its scant detail, on which breasts and knees are little more than bumps."
Source

likeavirgil:

Statuette of Aphrodite
c. 350 BCE
Temple of Diana in Remi, Latium

"This statuette, discovered at the shrine of Diana in Nemi, probably represents a goddess — perhaps Aphrodite. It belongs to a category of slender, long-limbed ex-voto figures that were very common in central Italy in the fourth century BCE and also depicted devotees and priests. The face, with its regular features echoing classical Greek models, forms a deliberate contrast to the inordinately long, flat body with its scant detail, on which breasts and knees are little more than bumps."

Source

risisse-cupido:

Six out of ten of next year’s books have now arrived!!! And not only did I manage to get the correct edition of Cena Trimalchionis for £30 less than its current Amazon price, but it also came complete with extensive (and very helpful) notes! Thank you to Bob Michael, who owned it in 1995.

lionofchaeronea:

Anthologia Palatina 9.294 = Antiphilus of Byzantium (Neronian period)

Xerxes has given you this purple cloak, Leonidas,
In his awe at the accomplishments of your virtue. –
“I don’t accept it. This is a reward for traitors. Let my shield
Be my covering even in death- wealth is not my

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