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Hospitality in Ancient Times – Χενια

The concept of guest-friendship prevails consistently in Ancient Literature, a kind of hospitality enforced socially through religion. Their concept of what hospitality was, however, differs greatly from nowadays. While we may think of hospitality being acting as the host to

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Pro Milone and Subjectivity

When it comes to ancient texts, oftentimes they are histories that we know to be dubious factually, or recorded myths that we wonder whether they were truly believed. When it comes to Cicero, we are gifted a great deal of

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The Aeneid as part of a Saviour Cult

Hi Guys, here’s my first proper post back as a blogger! So, recently I have developed a fascination with The Aeneid written by that wonderful author, Virgil. I’ve finally finished reading the book (or rather, all twelve of them) and needless to say,

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