The Roman Monarchy: Myth or History? — Lytham St Annes CA

Classics Ambassador and LSA CA Classics Competition Finalist 2020, Katherine Baker takes us back to 753BC and the foundation of Rome. The ancient civilisation of Rome is often remembered for its emperors; both the brutal tyrants and the benevolent leaders. Those who attended the LSA CA Classics Competition in March may already know about the […]

The Roman Monarchy: Myth or History? — Lytham St Annes CA

Cleansing the City — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Plutarch, Romulus 24 “Then a plague fell on the land, bringing unexpected death to people without sickness, also infecting the crops with barrenness and making the cattle stop reproducing. Drops of blood rained on the city too which added great superstition to the compulsory suffering. When similar things happened to the people in Laeurentum, it…

Cleansing the City — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Easter Mythology: The Resurrection as Modeled on Greco-Roman Myths — Mythology Matters

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In a prior Easter-related post I wrote that “dying and rising” gods don’t provide a good mythological model for the resurrection story of Christ. Rather, I mentioned that Greco-Roman myths provide a better inspiration and template, but I did not elaborate on that then. So here goes. We must remember that St. Paul and the […]

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