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Quake and Quarantine

So, last night, in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine, we had an earthquake. At 3:33 AM. And, get this, it was 3.3 on the Richter Scale. It was only a few miles from our house, down in Lost Cove … 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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LATN 403 Spr 20: open book #2 exam, due Monday, May 4th at noon Central

Friday, May 1, 2020 Dear Imperial Roman Prose students, The exam on Tacitus’ Agricola is below, and it is due Monday, May 4th at noon Central.  Please send me an email with the subject line “LATN 403 Midterm 2: Your Last … Continue reading

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

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: House of Cadmus 2

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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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