Archive for July, 2014

Part I of Ancient Roman Pets: Popular Pets Posted by on Jul 30, 2014

Salvete Omnes! How is everyone’s summer going? I hope it is going well! So this week’s (and next’s) theme is pets within Ancient Rome. This post will attempt to look at the discuss the popular pets within Ancient Rome. Next week, we will look at the most interesting and bizarre pets from ancient Rome! The…

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5 Ancient Beauty Tips…You Don’t Want to Try! Posted by on Jul 23, 2014

SALVTE OMNES! So today we will be talking about beauty tips or abduction habits. Do you personally have a beauty regiment? Do your friends or partner think are strange, because you will only buy a certain type of shampoo? Conditioner? Cologne? Hair Gel? Do you have a strict way of applying eyeliner or eye shadow? While none…

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Unraveling the Dark Side of Latin’s Subjunctive Posted by on Jul 16, 2014

Subjunctive. SUBJUNCTIVE.S-U-B-J-U-N-C-T-I-V-E…… Subjunctive usually scares and intimidates many students when learning Latin. This is usually due to the fact that students are unfamiliar with the term subjunctive or grammar within their own language. FEAR NOT! I am hoping that this guide will help and aid all of you who are worried about learning and memorizing…

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5 Things You May Have Not Known About Julius Caesar Posted by on Jul 9, 2014

Salvete Omnes! I do hope everyone’s Fourth of July was safe and nice. Well moving right along- let’s talk about July and the famous man it was named after! MONTH OF JULY The month of July, formerly known as Quintilis, was the fifth month or quintus mensis  of the Roman calendar.* Quintilis was renamed July after Julius…

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How Ancient Rome Shaped America Posted by on Jul 2, 2014

Happy 4th of July Everyone! In honor of this patriotic holiday, let us discuss the impact that both Ancient Rome and Latin made on America as a new country. Ancient Rome & America The following video discusses at length the impact and fascination that Ancient Rome has held over America since its inception to modern…

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