Ecstasy. From the Greek ekstasis. Meaning not what you think....
Humor: Some useful phrases to show off your classical education.
It doesn't matter how old the lesson is in years, as long as it applies to modern life. Here are life lessons from 5 of the greatest philosophers who have ever lived.
, by Herbert Draper.
THE LATIN LIBRARY
Everything a student of Latin needs: almost complete course (45 lessons), explanation of grammar and pronunciation, tests, dictionary, additional material for beginners and intermediate learners. Particularly suitable for home-schoolers.
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A summary of two of eight Brief Tales of Lovers in Mythology. On this page are the stories of 'Pyramus and Thisbe' and 'Orpheus and Eurydice'.
"The ending of the Iliad is an exercise of humanism at its best. It is an attempt to look at the human condition through the eyes of people you want to hate the most."
Phonetically, Classic Greek would sound rather alien to contemporary Greeks, but don't ever say this to them! It is an issue that most Greeks, even educated ones, ignore. I suspect it is because the alphabet has stayed unchanged, so Greeks can re...
The most important of the were the twelve Uranides (Cronus, Oceanus, Iapetus, Hyperion, Crius, Coeus, Rhea, Tethys, Theia, Phoebe, Themis and Mnemosyne) and the four Iapetionides (Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius). Of these only the eight...
(: ) is the term for strong in and some other communities. Use of mat is censored in the media and use of mat in public constitutes a form of , punishable under article 20.1.1 of the , although it is only enforced episodically, in particular due ...
Pierre Grimes gives a discourse on the Myth of Er at the end of Plato's Republic. (Opening Segments)
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Live images of the Trevi Fountain, a masterpiece by Bernini and Nicola Salvi
In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, a number of recent Arabic and Persian astronomical works were translated into Greek by scholars who traveled to Persia under the Ilkhanid Empire. One short and confused treatise, translated by Gregory Chio...
Index of literary resources available on the Web, focusing on those of interest to scholars. Searchable and organized by period and topic.
It's called the world's oldest profession, and for good reason. Prostitution has been around since the beginning of recorded history and it's had a lot of
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/14/Karen_Armstrong_Charter_for_Compassion Author, scholar and journalist Karen Armstrong discusses the need to appl...
Track "Synphoniaci" from Synaulia, Vol. 2 - Wind album. Synaulia is the other of the two main groups recreating Ancient Roman music, the other being Musica R...
Ancient manuscript sheds new light on an enduring myth
Source: A. Demandt, (1984) 695 See also: Karl Galinsky in (1992) 53-73.
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