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hi, i'm thoodleoo/Sarah! i'm a Latin teacher who loves to talk about dumb ancient Romans. this is a personal blog, but mostly i post translations of ancient works and silly stuff about ancient Romans. feel free to come chat with me about classics! icon by elfrightsactivist
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17 hours ago

me reading about the ancient art of tyromancy (divination by cheese)

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Dionysus in his panther-drawn chariot.  Side A of an Attic red-figure pelike, attr. to the Pasithea Painter; ca. 380-370 BCE. ...

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Dionysus in his panther-drawn chariot.  Side A of an Attic red-figure pelike, attr. to the Pasithea Painter; ca. 380-370 BCE. ...

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Temple of the Deified Hadrian  Rome, Italy

20 hours ago

Temple of the Deified Hadrian Rome, Italy

Historians don’t want you to know this! [quotes a historian]

1 day ago

Historians don’t want you to know this! [quotes a historian]

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Silver tetradrachm of the Sicilian polis of Messana.  On the obverse, a charioteer in a mule-drawn chariot, with the winged...

1 day ago

Silver tetradrachm of the Sicilian polis of Messana.  On the obverse, a charioteer in a mule-drawn chariot, with the winged...

1 day ago

Hello! I understand you’re probably really busy, but do you have any advice about internships? If everything works out, I should...

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rescued a stinkbug off the counter at a convenience store and the cashier looked at me with abject horror in her eyes :(

2 days ago

rescued a stinkbug off the counter at a convenience store and the cashier looked at me with abject horror in her eyes :(

absolutely OBSESSED with this fat little dog from an otherwise gorgeous vase of medea riding in her dragon chariot

2 days ago

absolutely OBSESSED with this fat little dog from an otherwise gorgeous vase of medea riding in her dragon chariot

Just had to share! Look at this beautiful Odyssey piece. Odysseus and Nausicaa

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2 days ago

Just had to share! Look at this beautiful Odyssey piece. Odysseus and Nausicaa

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Wall painting of Ulysses and the Sirens.

2 days ago

Wall painting of Ulysses and the Sirens.

my therapist: ancient greek man-faced crab drachma isn't real, it can't hurt you

ancient greek man-faced crab drachma:

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For spending at...prawn shops.

3 days ago

my therapist: ancient greek man-faced crab drachma isn't real, it can't hurt you ancient greek man-faced crab drachma:

the northeast florida eagle pair are back on the nest and i’ve spent half of the morning watching samson redecorate….effervescent

3 days ago

the northeast florida eagle pair are back on the nest and i’ve spent half of the morning watching samson...

is there any experience as truly life-giving and rewarding as gently holding a frog?

3 days ago

is there any experience as truly life-giving and rewarding as gently holding a frog?

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A Greek Odyssey with Bettany Hughes  EPISODE 2 of 6 [Delos-Ikaria-Mykonos]
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A Greek Odyssey with Bettany Hughes EPISODE 2 of 6 [Delos-Ikaria-Mykonos]

my therapist: ancient greek man-faced crab drachma isn’t real, it can’t hurt you

ancient greek man-faced crab drachma:

4 days ago

my therapist: ancient greek man-faced crab drachma isn't real, it can't hurt you ancient greek man-faced crab drachma:

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sending my rich failson to Etruria to learn the ancient grifter art of Divining so he can justify his position / class supremacy by pointing at a bird and saying “see?”

4 days ago

sending my rich failson to Etruria to learn the ancient grifter art of Divining so he can justify his position / class supremacy...

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Archaic Greek marble kouros from the island of Keos.  Artist unknown; ca. 530-520 BCE.  Now in the National Archaeological...

4 days ago

Archaic Greek marble kouros from the island of Keos.  Artist unknown; ca. 530-520 BCE.  Now in the National Archaeological...

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The Underwater City of Baiae, Italy

4 days ago

The Underwater City of Baiae, Italy

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a summary of agamemnon’s life post leaving for the trojan war

5 days ago

a summary of agamemnon’s life post leaving for the trojan war

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Erté (Romain de Tirtoff), 1892-1990     Amazon, 1985, bronze, 43 cm (352/375)  Private Collection  This sculpture comes  from an...

5 days ago

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff), 1892-1990 Amazon, 1985, bronze, 43 cm (352/375) Private Collection This sculpture comes from an...

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It is easy to forget just how detailed and characterful the portraits on Greek coins could be…
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5 days ago

It is easy to forget just how detailed and characterful the portraits on Greek coins could be…

When I find myself in times of trouble, Theognis comes to me - speaking words of wisdom:

I am a beautiful and prize-winning horse

5 days ago

When I find myself in times of trouble, Theognis comes to me - speaking words of wisdom: I am a beautiful and prize-winning...

when administration keeps trying to add students to your language class a fucking month and a half into the school year

6 days ago

when administration keeps trying to add students to your language class a fucking month and a half into the school year

wish i could be a weird little creachur in a medieval monk’s drawings…like a rabbit riding on my snail steed….or perhaps a funky little not-elephant…living the dream

6 days ago

wish i could be a weird little creachur in a medieval monk’s drawings...like a rabbit riding on my snail steed....or perhaps a...

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Athena and her coat of snakes, Acropolis Musuem

6 days ago

Athena and her coat of snakes, Acropolis Musuem

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CATILINE    (ko-fi)

6 days ago

CATILINE (ko-fi)

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tumblr is still eating my subtitles so i guess i have to put them here SIGH… zeus/hera, ares/aphro, bro and sis gossip, the...
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6 days ago

tumblr is still eating my subtitles so i guess i have to put them here SIGH… zeus/hera, ares/aphro, bro and sis gossip, the...

reading ancient greek and roman epics like

7 days ago

reading ancient greek and roman epics like

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The Judgement of Paris. Marble, limestone and glass tesserae, 115–150 AD. From the Atrium House triclinium in...
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The Judgement of Paris. Marble, limestone and glass tesserae, 115–150 AD. From the Atrium House triclinium in...

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i’ve spent a long time thinking abt demeter and persephone after doing that hades and persephone comic last year - i guess this...

8 days ago

i’ve spent a long time thinking abt demeter and persephone after doing that hades and persephone comic last year - i guess this...

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old dionysus & ariadne sketch

8 days ago

old dionysus & ariadne sketch

9 days ago

Didn't want to get into this but - i think most of us humans are mediocre, we act good at one moment and then do something bad,...

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Annecy short is over, time to prepare Japan Expo ! We’re doing a greek mythology serie with the girls, as stickers and badges:...
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9 days ago

Annecy short is over, time to prepare Japan Expo ! We’re doing a greek mythology serie with the girls, as stickers and badges:...