Monthly Archives: December 2005

Coming Soon

Starting Monday, I will continue my Ioci Antiqui series, begun five years ago and interrupted after two months by press of other work. For the first time in five years I have means, motive, and opportunity all at the same … Continue reading

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I’m Back

It took until Christmas to get the data off the hard drive of my deceased laptop, and until today to convince Hewlett-Packard that they do have to fix it, since I bought it a year ago today and it is … Continue reading

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Pictolanche

In checking my blog statistics yesterday, I found that I had gotten well over 100 hits from a link in The Scotsman last Monday. The author complains that the newspaper’s porn filters think that my Latin text of Juvenal’s 10th … Continue reading

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More On Statius’ Somnus

The most recent (though not very recent) post on Gabriel Laguna’s Tradición Clásica is on Statius, Silvae 5.4, the ‘Ode to Sleep’. One of first things I put on the web here was ‘Sonnets to Morpheus’, with texts of Statius’ … Continue reading

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New Feature

That would be the PayPal button at the bottom of the left column. My laptop suddenly went catatonic on Tuesday, leaving me with no computer except my 8 1/2 year old Pentium II desktop. Until today, I wasn’t even able … Continue reading

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Quotation Of The Day: Ben Jonson

Vulgi expectatio Expectation of the Vulgar is more drawne, and held with newnesse, then goodnesse; wee see it in Fencers, in Players, in Poets, in Preachers, in all, where Fame promiseth any thing; so it be new, though never so … Continue reading

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