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dionysus-complex · 20 hours ago
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While I do think the Hellenist/Romanist binary is highly problematic (Greek and Latin weren’t the only languages of the ancient Mediterranean!!), I’m laughing at the idea I just had of a Kinsey scale for classicists where 0 is ‘exclusively Hellenist,’ 3 is ‘equally Hellenist and Romanist,’ and 6 is ‘exclusively Romanist’. I’m at like a 4 (‘predominantly Romanist but more than incidentally Hellenist’), feel free to reblog and tag yourselves
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rudjedet · 2 days ago
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LADS MIDDLE KINGDOM STUDIES 5 AND 7 ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD
To note, that is Dossiers of Ancient Egyptian Women (Middle Kingdom & Second Intermediate Period) and Labour Organisation in Middle Kingdom Egypt. Vols. 1, 2 and 4 of MK Studies are still available for free download as well, so go forth and learn about THE BEST PERIOD IN PHARAONIC EGYPTIAN HISTORY OKAY
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lionofchaeronea · 2 days ago
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Two fighters clash, watched by Athena (left) and Hermes (right). Side A of an Attic red-figure amphora, signed by the potter Andokides and painted by the Andokides Painter; ca. 530 BCE. From Vulci; now in the Louvre.
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markantonys · 2 days ago
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seneca comparing julia the elder & iullus antonius to antony & cleopatra: and again a girlboss with a malewife had to be feared
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piristephes · a day ago
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I translate "non sequitur" as "o que tem o cu com as calças?" which is a brazilian expression that literally means "what does the ass has to do with the pants?"
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metis-metis · a month ago
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So ‘Sisyphus’ was trending on Twitter and it was just Classics jokes!
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thoodleoo · 2 days ago
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if any of you are having a bad day i would like to present to you. ancient greek mouse-shaped sippy cup
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biconachilles · 3 months ago
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help someone on tiktok is trying to suggest that alexander of macedonia was actually a woman and one piece of their evidence is that the city named after him is alexandria which is a feminine name :/
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nathanielthecurious · 11 months ago
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i think you should be allowed to cite scholars who are bad people but only if you put the word (oof) or (yikes) after their name
like Parker (yikes, 1989) or Obbink (big oof, 2007)
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chotomy · 10 days ago
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iliad mini comics part 3: the thrilling conclusion!! (part 1/part 2)
these took a lot longer than expected, but i had fun and did lots of iliad art in the meantime :) stay tuned--I’m looking into producing a zine or poster for these!
more iliad stuff
more ancient studies comics
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acegalahads · 4 months ago
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fanfic is a modern concept that can only exist under capitalism and relies on copyright and the concept of intellectual property to exist. authors from centuries ago using characters that didn't originate with them isn't fanfic, especially if it's tied to religious beliefs that simply evolved over time, or if they're using them to make a point about society. arthurian literature isn't fanfic, the divine comedy isn't fanfic, greco-roman mythology isn't fanfic.
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rododaktvlos · 6 months ago
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men in the ancient mediterranean were like "im gonna show some thigh rn" and no one stopped them
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kalli-pygos · 5 months ago
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I’m at the bookstore. I’m at the museum gift shop. I’m at the combination bookstore and museum gift shop
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