A Tumblr account dedicated to the idea that the culture of Ancient Greece and Rome is awesome and still fucking relevant, dammit!

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NEVER FORGET

THREE MORE DAYS

IT’S BREAD DAY EVE

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an-amateur-roman:

an-amateur-roman:

NEVER FORGET

THREE MORE DAYS

IT’S BREAD DAY EVE

Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found on Roman Tiles

archaeologicalnews:

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The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archeologists in England.

"They are beautiful finds, as they represent a snapshot, a single moment in history," said Nick…

Ancient Rome was bigger than previously thought, archaeologists find - Telegraph

Heavy Metal…Ovid?

National Poetry Month Featured Poet: Joyelle McSweeney

Tell us about one poet who has greatly influenced you as a writer and thinker.

'Virgil’s Aeneid. All poetry is war poetry and involves a trip to the underworld. Poetry is for losers, humiliation, confusing harpies that shit on the tables, and sex in caves. The gods are jerks. Snakes are amazing. Wear your extended metaphors like a big gold chain. The emperor will read history backwards if he needs to crown himself a god. You should read backwards too.'

CRAZY LOVE TRIANGLE

oedipusmotherfuckingtyrannus:

THAT SCYLLA BITCH FROM THE ODYSSEY, THE ONE WHO FUCKING ATE SOME OF ODYSSEUS’ MEN BUT ALSO MADE CUTE PUPPY NOISES, WASN’T ALWAYS A FREAKY FUCKING MONSTER.

SHE STARTED OUT AS A HOT GIRL WHO JUST WENT TO VISIT HER SEA NYMPH FRIENDS LIKE ANY FUCKER WOULD. ON HER WAY BACK SHE STOPPED FOR A BATH, AND…

hatboy:

Carpe Diem! {2014}
Follow your heart!Available as a print over at my Society6! Click Here!
This was a random idea I got while I was at work. It began with a dumb Twitter Doodle, and I ended up wanting to have it on a shirt. So here we are…
The tank top version looks cool, but I could never pull off a tank.

hatboy:

Carpe Diem! {2014}

Follow your heart!

Available as a print over at my Society6! Click Here!

This was a random idea I got while I was at work. It began with a dumb Twitter Doodle, and I ended up wanting to have it on a shirt. So here we are…

The tank top version looks cool, but I could never pull off a tank.

The Odyssey, Book 6