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What Does Which Love God You Pray to Say About You? Posted by on Feb 14, 2017

Salvete Omnes! The day is here. The day some people were dreading, others awaiting, and others ignoring. Happy Valentines Day! No matter which one you are or whether or not you have a special Valentine, you, like all of us, probably would not turn down some god-given guidance in the realm of love. So, today,…

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The History of Kissing: The Ancient Roman Fascination Posted by on Feb 8, 2017

Salvete Omnes! With February starting up some of us might be thinking about that infamous day of love, St. Valentines Day. Whether or not we are looking forward to it, forgetting it, or ignoring it, let us take a look at one of the romantic activities that fascinated the Ancient Romans. Every culture in any…

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Suetonius: Ancient History or Ancient Gossip? Posted by on Feb 1, 2017

Salvete Omnes! Today, let’s take a look at some of the most popular and sensational sets of biographries that have survived since the time of the Romans. That would be the 12 books of the De vita Caesarum (literally “About the Life of the Caesars”) compiled and written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, usually known as Suetonius. Suetonius’…

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