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Ancient Roman Gladiator Ads Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

In light of this year is a bit different in the world of sports, let us take a look at Ancient Roman Gladiator ads. These ads in a time with no television or newspaper was possible through billboard status or graffiti. This post will be highlighting some graffiti inscriptions that showcase fans adoring different gladiators…

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Roman Political Graffiti Posted by on Jan 27, 2021

Salvete Omnes, In light of this year being an inauguration year, let us take a look at Roman Political Graffiti or ads. This post will be highlighting some graffiti inscriptions that showcase men vying for particular political positions. In order to provide some background to some basic political positions – I have included a basic…

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New Year’s Resolution 2021: Learn Latin Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

Salvete Omnes, Learning a new language or diving back into a familiar language can be difficult if you don’t have the right set of tools and practice daily. I recommend the following: Our products: 1.Transparent Language Onlineā„¢ Monthly and yearly subscription options available Our newest and most complete language-learning experience, Transparent Language Online bridges the…

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Smells Life Teen Spirit: Latin Edition II Posted by on Nov 24, 2020

Salvete Omnes, With Thanksgiving just around the corner in the United States, I could have written a blog about all the facets of Thanksgiving-like traditions that the Roman had. However, in all honesty, the idea of ONLY one event/day/celebration to celebrate the discovery of their home, “defeating” their new homes’ inhabitants, and giving thanks for…

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Smells Life Teen Spirit: Latin Edition I Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

Salvete Omnes, As I contemplated this month on what to write – I looked at previous posts from around this time. Some highlights to draw your attention to are: Scary Stories from Ancient Rome What Spooked the Ancient Romans? Roman Superstitions The Unofficial Ancient Roman Survival Guide Popular Ancient Roman Costume Ideas This month I…

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Latin Grammar: Pronouns Posted by on Sep 30, 2020

Salvete Omnes, Let us return to some basics. In preparation for some future translations, let us review the Latin Pronouns. Pronouns are used as Nouns or as Adjectives. Pronouns have special declension forms, which may vary between substantive and adjectival use. They are divided into seven classes: Personal Pronouns: ego, I. Latin has cases we…

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Saying Goodbye to Man’s Best Friend Posted by on Aug 31, 2020

Salvete Omnes,   There comes a time in every dog owner’s life when their beloved friend and family member is ready for the rainbow journey (as I have heard it called). This connection to our beloved doggie pets is not a new or modern attachment but one that has traces throughout history and of course…

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