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Everything Old Is New Again
Credit: Harvard University Press Blog Everything Old Is New Again Returning Translations to Their Original Meanings By Olivia Wells   Have you ever wondered what’s lost in translation? Now, I could mean this literally or figuratively – (More)
The Ethics of Excess: Food and Satire
       By Clare Kearns         Food and eating have always figured prominently in the work of satirists. That food plays upon the somatic realism of satire is evident, but the relationship between food and satire’s moral criticism is more slippery (More)
Graecia Capta: Catullus and Philodemus
  By Mati Davis   Catullus 85 Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris? Nescio sed fieri sentio et excrucior.   Hating and loving. You might want to ask why, why do I do this. Ι᾽m at a loss, but it still h (More)
Bar the Dawn from My Bed
By Alicia Lopez   Amores 1.13.1-32, 35-48 Iam super oceanum venit a seniore marito flava pruinoso quae vehit axe diem. “Quo properas, Aurora? mane!—sic Memnonis umbris annua sollemni caede parentet avis! nunc iuvat in teneri (More)
The Hive
by Cate Simons   Georgics 4.184-227 Omnibus una quies operum, labor omnibus unus: mane ruunt portis; nusquam mora; rursus easdem vesper ubi e pastu tandem decedere campis admonuit, tum tecta petunt, tum corpora curant; fit s (More)
Graecia Capta: Sappho and Catullus
Artwork by Mati Davis, based on Lesbia and her Sparrow by Edward John Poynter and In the Days of Sappho by John William Godward By Mati Davis   Sappho 31   φαίνεταί μοι κῆνος ἴσος θέοισιν ἔμμεν᾽ ὤνηρ, ὄττις ἐνάντιός τοι (More)