Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

Categories: personal | antiquity


The Syrian Goddess Index: The worshippers of the Syrian Goddess show up (and are slandered) in "The Golden Ass"

8-Deer Jaguar Claw: For those of my readers who thought "This Guy Loves Salt!" was an unrealistic name

The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism. : A topic of interest to me.

Ancient World Mapping Center: When Leonard's obsessions collide.

The Metamorphoses of Ovid by Publius Ovidius Naso - Project Gutenberg: Va-voom! I'm gone!

Ancient History Sourcebook: The Emperor Julian: Mispogon (or "Beard-Hater"): The ancient equivalent of the White House Press Correspondents' Dinner

CNG: CNG-Ancient Greek, Roman & British Coins: Boy, I bet those Ostrogoths wish they had held on to their coins.

Eye of the king: Best job title ever (beats out Mouth of Sauron). See also: rest of site

slacktivist: All you need is: Western Civ's advice for Leonard and me as our marriage approaches the 1-year mark

The Medieval Bestiary: But where does it show their hit dice?

Curiosities of Literature: I've never been happier.

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Aelian/home.html: Still haven't found any translations of this guy

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Frontinus/Strategemata/home.html: A public domain Loeb translation

The rain miracle: Not related to my current obsession

The Geoponica (Agricultural Pursuits): I deem it awesome

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ancient Cookery: "I oversaw the production of a number of feasts"

anders.com: Lectures: 12 Byzantine Rulers: Awesome free lectures

A short history of soap: I have an unhealthy interest in the strigil

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poliorcetica: A great word

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17490/17490-h/17490-h.htm\: Hey, remember when Socrates got totally stoned?

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/story.jsp?story=630165: I have been waiting for this for fricking *years*

Antique Roman Dishes - Collection: From the Apicius book I saw yesterday

The Classics Pages - Lucian: a True Story: nice translation

The Roman Hand-Abacus: old revisionism: the chinese invented everything. new revisionism: the romans invented everything

Roman face cream discovered and reproduced: your face--it's covered in tin!

British Archaeology magazine, August 2001: In other words, they were looted instead of being salvaged (another UG triumph)

Condensed China: Chinese History for Beginners: Excellent! Now I just need Byzantium!

ROMA: Now it needs MapQuest type directions

Secret Teachings of All Ages Index: Ah, "the chemical marriage". How I've missed you.

The Online Medieval and Classical Library (DL SunSITE) : Good chunk of medieval stuff

The Online Medieval and Classical Library (DL SunSITE) : Maybe this time I can spell "medieval" correctly

Decline of Library of Alexandria: "Why need I even speak, since they are all in men's memories? Also, 640K should be enough for anybody."

South Pointing Things: "all south-pointing chariots were routinely destroyed whenever a new dynasty took over in China, who had to re-invent them from scratch"


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