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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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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 Language in Hamilton Musical Posted by on Jul 29, 2020

Salvete Omnes, The sensational historical musical that has been a smash hit on both Broadway and now in most people’s homes thanks to Disney+. The musical is based on the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow with the twist of rap, hip-hop and other modernization that only the Lin-Manuel Miranda could dream.  Alexander Hamilton is…

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Ablative Revisited Posted by on Jun 29, 2020

Salvete Omnes, This summer I am looking forward to hearing your request for translations and reviewing portions of texts that you are interested in – however before doing so – I wanted to revisit a post I wrong almost seven years ago on the Ablative to include more examples and information for this new journey…

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A Latin Love Triangle: Zeus, Echo and Narcissus PART II Posted by on Apr 30, 2020

Salvete Omnes,   Let us continue in the fashion of the February post, I wanted to wrap up this brief translation of Echo and Narcissus.   The story of Echo and Narcissus is best known from book three of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, a Latin narrative poem in 15 parts which emerged around AD 8, whose unifying theme is transformation…

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Final Fantasy XV: Latin song “Somnus” Posted by on Feb 1, 2020

Salvete Omnes, I hope everyone is having a wonderful 2020! I have been a bit under the weather between a sinus infection and gallbladder issues so I have been spending allot (and I mean A LOT) of time sitting up and playing video games. So, I thought about what would be fun but to explore…

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