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I should be married already!

This weekend I did absolutely nothing but shovel fucking snow! This snow is getting out of CONTROL!  If you are reading this and live in a warm weather area, would you like some company? 751 more words


Just Another Day

Now that school has really started again, my life has gone back to normal. As before I have nearly no time for myself. So there are just a few things that happened in the last couple of days. 298 more words


English: The Lingua Franca

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse” -Charles V

What is a Lingua Franca? A Lingua Franca is a language that makes communication possible between two parties who do not know the others language. 135 more words

ARLT Reading Competition 2015

The 2015 ARLT Reading Competition are now available.

Please click here to download a PDF.

Closing date: 16th March


Sententiae in Antiquitatem: Johnson on Augustus

“He observed of Lord Bute, ‘it was said of Augustus, that it would have been better for Rome that he had never been born, or had never died.'” 47 more words


Julian on Imperial Justice: Ammianus Marcellinus 18.1.3

Delphidius, a rather sharp speaker, was inveighing against the accused rather violently when, finally exasperated by the lack of concrete evidence, he exclaimed, “O most powerful Caesar, can anyone ever be guilty where it is sufficient¬†simply to deny?” Julian, stimulated to speak extemporaneously, responded to him prudently, “Can anyone ever be innocent, where it is sufficient simply to accuse?” 35 more words


Abstemious Romulus Drank What He Wanted (Aulus Gellius, Attic Nights xi.14)

The most noble and chaste response of King Romulus on the use of wine

Lucius Piso Frugi displays the simplest elegance of phrase and style in the first book of his… 158 more words