Author Archives: Uncomely and Broken

About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Notes from the Corona Diary: Facemasks

So, it is now suggested by the CDC hat all Americans wear facemasks, at least in areas where social distancing is not possible. Trump, of course, won’t do it, as the NYT reports: “With the masks, it is going to … Continue reading

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: House of Cadmus

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Notes from the Corona Diary: Facemasks on the dogwalk

Here I am with my son out dog-walking on April 5th, 2020. As you will see, we are wearing facemasks, made for us by friends (mine has corkscrews on it, as telling a symbol of these days as the mask … Continue reading

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Hippolytus

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 2 & 3

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LATN 403 Spr 20: Intro to Agricola & chap. 1

This blogcast on Tacitus’s Agricola is divided into three section. Please scroll down and listen to the audio recordings under each section. Brief Introduction to Tacitus  Life of Agricola Up to Governorship of Britain Preface to the Agricola *** Some … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 21

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Protected: Private: Myth Spr 20: Theseus

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Notes from the Corona Diary: goobye, Ronnie Mac

Tonight, on the advice of friends, we watched Knives Out with the boys. It’s a fun movie, a good old-fashioned murder mystery with twists and turns, the sort of things you smile at the whole time. Sitting with the boys … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: open book exam, due Sun April 5th at noon Central

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