Archive for September, 2015

Pope’s U.S Visit included Latin Mass Posted by on Sep 30, 2015

Greetings Everyone! As most of you know the Pope came to the U.S within the last week for a visit and during this visit I found it very exciting that he gave a mass partial in Latin! So this article is a report of the mass, history of Latin mass, the reception of mass in…

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Pop Culture + Antiquity Posted by on Sep 10, 2015

Salvette Omnes! This week we will be discussing pop culture and antiquity.┬áThe everlasting influence of antiquity can be still be felt in our modern culture, particularly, popular culture. Television shows, movies, and other mediums of entertainment have included ancient mythology and culture for generations. What are most interesting, however, are the examples of references made…

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Fruit Symbolism in Antiquity Posted by on Sep 2, 2015

Produce in ancient, agrarian times played a key role in the lives of all. It’s no surprise that fruits and vegetables over the centuries had acquired varying symbolic tones and divine affiliations. Here, listed, are some examples of the most prominent mythological and everyday appearances as well as symbolic meanings ascribed to produce in antiquity…

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