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Gods, Superstition, and Magic

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In antiquity people believed that divinities were omnipresent. Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, as well as local and pre-Roman[...]

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Invito d’oste non è senza costo

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CIL 9, 2689 EDR 079026 Costretti ad abitare in piccolissimi monolocali, vere e proprie cellette di un alveare, all’interno di[...]

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Roman inns are not for free!

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This story is based on an original story (in Italian) by M. Blasi. A playful inscription from Isernia welcomes you to one of the funniest inns in the whole Roman Empire! Meet the innkeeper, Mr. Erotic (Callidius Eroticus), and his wife Ms. Pleasure (Fannia Voluptas). At the check-out, if you have any question on your itemized bill, don't forget to ask the landlord!

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Ardabur Aspar

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A tall base of fine limestone is now in the museum of Stara Zagora, the ancient Ulpia Augusta Traiana. When[...]

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Verb ellipsis in Greek inscriptions: a research project?

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In this “story” I would like to discuss a research idea that came to me while I was attending the[...]