Archaeological News: ROME ICON ACTUALLY YOUNGER... →
archaeologicalnews: The icon of Rome’s foundation, a life-size bronze statue of a she-wolf with two human infants suckling her, is about 1,700 years younger than its city, Rome’s officials admitted on Saturday. The official announcement, made at the Capitoline Museums, where the 30 inch-high bronze is the… DUN DUN DUNNNNNNNN!
420 BC THE CLOUDS by Aristophanes
Strepsiades: But by the earth! It is our father, Zeus, the Olympian, not a God?
Socrates: Zeus! What Zeus! Are you mad? There is no Zeus.
Strepsiades: What are you saying now? Who causes the rain to fall? Answer me that!
Socrates: Why, these, and I will prove it. Have you ever seen it raining without clouds? Let Zeus then cause rain with a clear sky and without their presence!
Strepsiades: By Apollo! That is powerfully argued! For my own part, I always thought it was Zeus pissing into a sieve. But tell me, who is it makes the thunder, which I so much dread?...
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and...– Plato.
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Zuckerberg is not the first powerful guy to sport...
itsaugustus2you: I was rocking that look back in the B.C. B.C banter.
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Fuck Yeah, History Foes!: Caligula →
fuckyeahhistoryfoes: Caligula (31 August AD 12 – 24 January AD 41) was Roman Emperor from 37 AD to 41 AD. There are few surviving sources on Caligula’s reign, although he is described as a noble and moderate ruler during the first two years of his rule. After this, the sources focus upon his cruelty,…
Here Phaëthon lies who in the sun-gods chariot fared. And though greatly he...– Ovid (via montizhe)
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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you...– Socrates.