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metamorphosing along with everything else
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Ovid and his book
From " The Unbearable Lightness of Ovid ": Tom Hendrickson offers a careful description of the "books" Ovid, exiled, wrote of in Tristia: Like many of those who now open the pages of the Tristia, I was looking for something specific rather than reading at m...
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"The failure to make a commitment to the reinstatement of strong statewide and regional land use planning. Governor Rick Scott dismantled the Department of Community Affairs, which had overseen large-scale developments impacting Florida’s natural resources for over three decades; Governor DeSantis can and must compensate for the last eight years."
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Some new essays on Ovid
In honor of Ovid's Bimillennium, a group of essays has been posted by In Medias Res, a magazine published by the Paideia Institute. They include readings of the Amores , the Heroides , the Medicamina faciei femineae (his work on make-up), and the Metamorpho...
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Some new essays on Ovid
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Agamemnon seen glancingly through Hesiod's readers
The Catalogue of Women was a rich epic treatment of famous and heroic women of antiquity. Attributed to Hesiod, only fragments have come down to us, mainly via mentions by a slew of ancient writers. The book was apparently known at least through the Helleni...
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Rolling stars Agamemnon 2-21.
The  Agamemnon  opens with the watchman's anticipation. He's on the look-out for the  sumbolon,  a prearranged fiery relay carrying the good news that Troy has been taken. He talks at some length about that long lonely wait, and how, doglike, he fights slee...
Rolling stars Agamemnon 2-21.
Rolling stars Agamemnon 2-21.
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Agamemnon line 1
. . . until times within living memory the exponents of Aeschylus were necessarily and properly engrossed by the preliminary difficulties of language and grammar ~  A.W. Verrall The opening line of the Agamemnon has the watchman begging the gods to free him...
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Agamemnon line 1
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Leda's children
Leda and the Swan - Francesco Melzi, from a lost work of Leonardo da Vinci The Greek fascination with symmetrical pairs is latent in this myth of Leda giving birth to two eggs, each holding twins. One egg held the Dioscuri , Castor and Polydeuces. As with t...
Leda's children
Leda's children
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Former Sarasota city commissioner Susan Chapman talks about election results for 2018 at CONA Sarasota.
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The election count was still going on as Ron Turner took time out for a brief update at CONA for #election2018 in Sarasota County.
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