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Monty Python’s Latin Posted by on Dec 27, 2021

Tis the season! Every year as the holiday season draws nearer and our social media feed fill with traditions and lore from antiquity – I am sure that you all see Winter Solstice or Saturnalia meme or posts pop up. Over the years, I have done posts on these topics. I have also done Christmasy…

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League of Legends, Arcane and Latin Posted by on Nov 29, 2021

As the series Arcane: League of Legends sweeps the views of Netflix, I cannot help but jump on board. As a previous casual player and fan of the show, I needed to do a post about Latin in this world. League of Legends So, what is League of Legends? League of Legends is a competitive…

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Lemuria: Spooky Roman Festival Posted by on Oct 27, 2021

Today, we will be talking about Halloween,¬†or rather one of the closest equivalences to Halloween in Ancient Rome: Lemuria. So, by closest equivalence – I meant that it is the day(s) of the year that Roman believed ghosts could/would affect their family and needed to be appeased. This is the root of Halloween and similar…

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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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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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