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

interretialia:

O vae nobis!

Here is a better Philosoraptor question:

If “oxy-” is Greek for “sharp” and “mor-” is Greek for “dull”
Then is “oxymoron” an oxymoron?

(Source: mythologymemes)

queenotrera:

artemisia-at-salamis:

queenotrera:

Check out my cool new Greek mug #classics #tagamemnon

want!!! where did you get it?

I got it at Winners, but I found it online here, here, and here (there are also some cool variations on it, with roman or greek gods!

queenotrera:

artemisia-at-salamis:

queenotrera:

Check out my cool new Greek mug #classics #tagamemnon

want!!! where did you get it?

I got it at Winners, but I found it online here, here, and here (there are also some cool variations on it, with roman or greek gods!

Nova Iuncta Verba Latina / New Latin Compounds

interretialia:

καρχαριοτυφν -ῶνος / carchariotyphon -onis m. “sharknado”
  [καρχαρίας “shark” + τυφῶν “tornado”]
  [καρχαρια- + τυφων-] stems
  [καρχαριο- + τυφων-] α becomes Connecting Vowel ο
  [καρχαριοτυφων-] new stem
  [καρχαριοτυφῶν] nominative singular
  [carchariotyphon] καρχαριοτυφῶν Latinized

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(Inspiratio.)

(via feeloctetes)

interretialia:

o-eheu:

My names for the Avengers in Latin. Let me know if there’s another set you’d like me to do sometime.

-Beniaminus

(P.S. - I recognize that Thorus is a little weak, but it’s what Vicipaedia gives for the Norse god.)

Bene.

Thorus is a perfectly good Latinization. Saxo Grammaticus used the form, so it is not as weak as it sounds (it has some longevity and authority).

(via the-cheshire-prescriptivist)

Grand Theft Ovid is what happens when games and ancient poems meet on stage

Archaeologists discover Roman 'free choice' cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome

archaeologicalnews:

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ROME (AFP).- Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome where they believe the variety of tombs found reflects the bustling town’s multi-cultural nature.

Ostia “was a town that was always very open, very dynamic,”…

(via the-fault-in-marys-life)

interretialia:


Linguae Latinae Tabula Fluendi

Latin Flowchart
(Fons!)

interretialia:

Linguae Latinae Tabula Fluendi

Latin Flowchart

(Fons!)

(via feeloctetes)

codaleia:

Here comes Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, War and Strategy !
Drawing for Sketch_dailies
http://coda-leia.deviantart.com/art/SD-Athena-468943423

codaleia:

Here comes Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, War and Strategy !

Drawing for Sketch_dailies

http://coda-leia.deviantart.com/art/SD-Athena-468943423

(via mythologer)

aherooftheirtime:

thoodleoo:

i think the answer to that is “Nobody,” but you’ll have to take it up with him.

τίνα δεῖ καθεύδειν, ᾧ ἐστίν τὰ ἀρχαία?
μὰ τὸν κύνα, οὐδένα! 

aherooftheirtime:

thoodleoo:

i think the answer to that is “Nobody,” but you’ll have to take it up with him.

τίνα δεῖ καθεύδειν, ᾧ ἐστίν τὰ ἀρχαία?

μὰ τὸν κύνα, οὐδένα! 

(Source: lana-loves-lingua-latina, via terpsikeraunos)