East Africa and the Classical Tradition

Originally posted on Classics Confidential:
Welcome to the third episode in our new series of audio podcasts! We’re delighted to have teamed up with Carla Bocchetti from IFRA (French Institute for Research in Africa) in Nairobi to produce an episode all about a new volume that she’s edited, East Africa, Global History and the Classical Traditions. …

Ancient Celtic Simbols.

Originally posted on zombieresident:
Celtic symbols were used as a protection tool, to infuse courage to warriors, to defeat their enemies, to gain love or to mark the way forward. The Celts transmitted their knowledge through engravings, some of which have come down to us thanks to which they were carved from hard materials like…

Bucephalus: the horse that conquered the world, whit his most faithful friend Alexander Magnus.

Originally posted on zombieresident:
Bucephalus (in ancient Greek Βουκέφαλος Bouképhalos, in Latin Bucephalus) was the horse of Alexander the Great.  Its name comes from ancient Greek βοῦς (bous), ox, and κεφαλή (kephalê), head and would thus mean “ox head“. Physical characteristics Bucephalus was the best race Thessaly, some hypotheses have said that an example of…

Explore the real Beauty 

Originally posted on Let's Bloom:
With an almost empty pocket,? I went to the market.? A beautiful glass vase there, caught my eyes,? I bought it, taking all my needs otherwise.? Now, with the pieces of it, I’m lost,? realising its unmaterialistic cost.? Why we’re blind for stuff that’s branded & trendy, though it’s…

No One Talks About the Fear

Originally posted on Then Everything Changed:
The other day was a stunningly beautiful sunny day with a light breeze.  Exactly what you imagine when you think of the perfect day to be outside doing, well, anything.  I, however, sat looking out the window from my physical therapists office.  You know, like you do.  My physical…