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The Notion of "Trolling" in Ancient Sanskrit
"its objective is not to win by proving one’s own idea correct, but to make the other person lose by opposing every argument of the opponent no matter what. Vitaṇḍa is considered a destructive style of argumentation."
2masto  india  sanskrit  classics  online 
may 2019 by mikelynch
Loebolus - the public domain Loeb classics as PDFs
Loebolus - the public domain Loeb classics as PDFs
tw  classics  books  latin  greek 
november 2012 by mikelynch
Insanely complicated puzzle poems: the Carmina of Publilius Optatianus Porphyrius
Insanely complicated puzzle poems: the Carmina of Publilius Optatianus Porphyrius
tw  porphirius  poetry  classics 
october 2012 by mikelynch
Gilbert Abbott À'Beckett, "The Comic History of Rome", 1852
Gilbert Abbott À'Beckett, "The Comic History of Rome", 1852
tw  comics  history  graphic  classics  19thcentury 
july 2012 by mikelynch
Aeneid Facebook
Aeneas changed his relationship status to It's Complicated
funny  classics  facebook  rome 
march 2009 by mikelynch
Mary Beard: A portrait of Boris Anrep
He did the mosaics in the old entrance of the National Gallery in London. The Muses are modelled on early c20th stars - Clio is Virginia Woolf
london  uk  art  history  20thcentury  design  classics 
june 2008 by mikelynch
A Don's Life
Entertaining ancient history blog by Mary Beard. Comments are completely insane.
classics  archaeology  history  blog  uk  art  culture  academia 
september 2007 by mikelynch
[Language Log] The ancient roots of passive avoidance
fascinating followup to last week's ll post about avoiding the passive voice
greek  classics  literature  johnson  hemingway  modernism  20thcentury  18thcentury  language  writing 
july 2006 by mikelynch
[lrb] Terry Castle : Always the Bridesmaid
quite hilarious review of a book on the Victorian reception of Sappho
classics  uk  19thcentury  poetry  feminism  glbt  review  culture  greece 
march 2006 by mikelynch
Silva Rhetoricae
marvellous, albeit hideously enframed, online glossary of rhetorical terms
language  history  classics 
may 2005 by mikelynch
The Oxyrhynchus papyri decoded
"Dear Mom, I put a couple of people in Hell today..." -Fragment, thought to be from the Gospel of Thomas
classics  greece  literature  history  science 
april 2005 by mikelynch
The Edward Gibbon Page
In which we learn that Mr Gibbon had 'a protruberence in the lower part of his person, which... had grown to extraordinary proportions...'
literature  history  uk  classics 
april 2005 by mikelynch
Medicina Antiqua
primary sources and essays on medicine in the ancient world
history  medicine  science  classics 
september 2004 by mikelynch
A E Housman's Fragment of a Greek tragedy
What? for I know not yet what you will say. / Nor will you ever, if you interrupt.
greece  literature  parody  poetry  funny  uk  classics  drama 
july 2004 by mikelynch

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