Category Archives: Classics

Who’s ready for another marginal mystery?

OK, so my posts–here, here, and here–about the mysterious notations on the flyleaf of an 18th century edition of Cicero’s works have led to discussions with various and sundry folks that have been a great deal of fun. So, here’s … Continue reading

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Notes on the Oedipus Project

During this bizarre time of quarantine, Theater of War Productions presented on Thursday, May 7th, an entirely online version of Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, with some well-known actors Zooming in from their home laptops while 6K viewers Zoomed in on laptops … Continue reading

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Get you a man who looks at you the way young Charlie looks at the Portland Vase

From Make Me An Offer (1954), Peter Finch’s first film in which he plays Charlie, an antiques dealer specializing in Wedgewood. Not a well-known movie, but it’s on Youtube,¬†at least for now. Here is the young Charlie (Richard O’Sullivan) in … Continue reading

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Rainy evening reflections

It’s raining in Sewanee, and will be for the next few days, they say. Springtime has always been the season of showers around here, of course, a small price to pay for the green of the trees and grass. It’s … Continue reading

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Oedipus at Colonus

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 30

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Antigone

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola, chap. 28

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Bacchae

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 24

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