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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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'If you have no better offer, do come': Martial's guide to Roman dinner parties
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Roman author, Greek genre: Martial's use of Epigrams
This inaugurated a tradition that was to culminate in the Anthologia Palatina, the Byzantine-era 'Greek Anthology' that is our main source of ancient literary epigram. Even before Meleager, Romans had begun paying attention to Hellenistic epigram and ...
Oxford World's Classics Reading Group Season 4: Martial's Epigrams
We are pleased to announce that Gideon Nisbit of the University of Birmingham has offered to give us a guided tour of the colourful streets of Ancient Rome as described in Martial's Epigrams.
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Marcus Valerius Martialis, known as Martial, was a Roman poet from Hispania known for his 12 books of Epigrams, in which he satirises city life and the scandalous gossip of Rome's elite. As such, he is considered to be the creator of the modern epigram.

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