1. Rugby – in 90 B.C. the Roman emperor Sulla invented a game where gladiators ran around the Colosseum passing … Continue reading 10 things the Romans invented
The following quote, which appears on a website which ranks highly on Google when you type in “Roman ice cream”, … Continue reading Roman ice-cream
When I was at school, one of the teachers who inspired me most was my Latin and later Greek teacher … Continue reading Court on a beach
From Ovid’s Metamorphoses… (Sound familiar?) Jupiter’s anger is not satisfied with only his own aerial waters… Overflowing, the rivers rush … Continue reading Have we upset Jupiter again?
(with apologies to Virgil, Book IV) …Twitter, the swiftest of all evil things, Twitter that feeds on movement, gathering strength … Continue reading Virgil on Twitter