Rome

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Daily Link

I was wondering why the Latin word for 'liver', 'iecur', is so different from the words in all the child languages. It turns out Italian 'fegato', French 'fois', Spanish 'hígado' and so on all come from the Latin word for fig, apparently because the Romans ate fig-stuffed pig liver, or maybe fig-fattened-pig liver.

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Roman bronze representing Silenus

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Brutus Receiving the Bodies of his Sons - Jacques-Louis David

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The Pantheon and the Piazza della Rotonda - Jakob Alt

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Campo Vaccino, Eighteenth Century - Giovanni Battista Piranesi


Weekly links on hold again. Please enjoy this cow field.

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Raphael's Grave, The Pantheon

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Palmyra Before Isis

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Vatican Obelisk Erection, 1586

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Gladiator (2000)

I get that most historical movies are about as accurate as this one is, but why use real names? Imagine if they made a movie about Jimmy Carter killing Gerald Ford, and then developing a violent blood feud with some made-up baseball player.

Anyway, this movie is weird emotions porn and very boring.

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Diana And Callisto - Palma Vecchio

(just got home from a concert. There's too much summer fun for me to do weekly links, but don't worry: I'm in the Pacific Northwest and soon it will rain for six months straight)
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Triumphal Arch Of Trajan In Timgad

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Eruption Of Vesuvius - Niccolò Codazzi And Domenico Gargiulo

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The Pantheon's Roof

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Luna Sarcophagus, Capitoline Museum

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Tomb Of The Flavii

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The Arch Of Janus

(weekly links delayed till tomorrow)