Archaic

{"content":{"id":1384,"title":"Brutus Receiving the Bodies of his Sons - Jacques-Louis David","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/46b.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-07-11T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-05-12T21:14:26.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-13T03:29:38.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rome\"\u003erome\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italy\"\u003eitaly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=picture\"\u003epicture\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=red\"\u003ered\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=white\"\u003ewhite\u003c/a\u003e"}

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

{"content":{"id":1325,"title":"Travelling Heroes: Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer - Robin Fox Lane","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe author looks for every shred of evidence he can find about contact with other cultures in the Greek dark ages. While he defends his theories pretty well, they still seem pretty speculative. Sometimes his conclusions are interesting and his enthusiasm is infectious. More often, it's very dry. Once every few dozen pages he sneaks in a truly awful/excellent joke. I don't regret reading it, but I couldn't recommend it.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-06-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-04-18T16:14:23.000Z","updated_at":"2020-04-18T16:14:23.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":2},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Travelling Heroes: Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer - Robin Fox Lane

The author looks for every shred of evidence he can find about contact with other cultures in the Greek dark ages. While he defends his theories pretty well, they still seem pretty speculative. Sometimes his conclusions are interesting and his enthusiasm is infectious. More often, it's very dry. Once every few dozen pages he sneaks in a truly awful/excellent joke. I don't regret reading it, but I couldn't recommend it.

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Arezzo Chimera Detail

This thing never fails to blow my mind.

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Cycladic Woman's Head

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Cycladic Harp Player

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Weaving Detail From Lekythos - Amasis Painter

{"content":{"id":1020,"title":"Weekly Links - 50% NSFW Edition","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/36c.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://ferrebeekeeper.wordpress.com/2019/10/14/theodor-de-bry/\"\u003eAn article about Theodore de Bry\u003c/a\u003e, an extremely talented Netherlandish/Belgianish artist who did dozens of engravings of the New World without ever having been there.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nEvery six months or so I find myself watching \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JkPx0gk6LE\"\u003eBernie Mac's performance on Def Comedy Jam (NSFW)\u003c/a\u003e. Even though the jokes aren't really that funny, it's one of the great stand up performances of all time.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nHyper-negative \u003ca href=\"http://etcsl.orinst.ox.ac.uk/cgi-bin/etcsl.cgi?text=t.1.1.2#\"\u003eancient Sumerian creation myth (NSFW)\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSeanbaby spent what I imagine was hundreds of hours finding \u003ca href=\"https://www.cracked.com/blog/6-weird-things-that-terrified-our-nerd-grandparents/\"\u003eweird things in pre-code horror comic books (NSFWish)\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nYou might have seen a clickbaitish Youtube video or the like saying that 1+2+3... = -1/12. \u003ca href=\"https://skullsinthestars.com/2014/01/18/infinite-series-not-quite-as-weird-as-some-would-say/\"\u003eHere's an article dealing with a lot of the math around that in a pretty simple way\u003c/a\u003e, with a link to Terence Tao's more hardcore, scary, NSFW explanation at the end.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://github.com/marcpaq/b1fipl\"\u003eA Bestiary of Single-File Implementations of Programming Languages\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-11-03T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-11-02T16:24:33.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-06T23:50:28.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=belgium\"\u003ebelgium\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=engraving\"\u003eengraving\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sixteenth_century\"\u003esixteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=death\"\u003edeath\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fire\"\u003efire\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=brown\"\u003ebrown\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=grey\"\u003egrey\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sumer\"\u003esumer\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - 50% NSFW Edition

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Eutruscan Kantharos

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The Eye Of The Knossos Bull's Head

{"content":{"id":652,"title":"Violence","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe blade itself incites to deeds of violence.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e- Homer, \u003ca href=\"https://flashcardia.com/fortune\"\u003emore quotes at Fortunecardia\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-04-18T02:08:47.000Z","updated_at":"2019-08-20T20:07:37.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=quotes\"\u003equotes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=epics\"\u003eepics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e"}

Violence

The blade itself incites to deeds of violence.

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Kamares Vases

{"content":{"id":593,"title":"Athena","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nWherever a great heart throbs and rages, wherever a liberating thought flares up, there Athena is present, summoned rather by heroic readiness than by humble supplication. From her own lips we hear that she is attracted by prowess, not by good will or devotion to her person. The men who can most surely rely upon her offer her no unusual reverence, and it is unthinkable that her assistance should ever be motivated by the exemplary obedience of her protégés.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e- Walter F. Otto, The Homeric Gods, \u003ca href=\"https://flashcardia.com/fortune\"\u003emore quotes at Fortunecardia\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2019-04-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-03-08T03:02:04.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-18T02:08:55.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=quotes\"\u003equotes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e"}

Athena

Wherever a great heart throbs and rages, wherever a liberating thought flares up, there Athena is present, summoned rather by heroic readiness than by humble supplication. From her own lips we hear that she is attracted by prowess, not by good will or devotion to her person. The men who can most surely rely upon her offer her no unusual reverence, and it is unthinkable that her assistance should ever be motivated by the exemplary obedience of her protégés.

- Walter F. Otto, The Homeric Gods, more quotes at Fortunecardia
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Detail From The Agia Triada Sarcophagus

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Palaikastro Kouros

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Kamares Jug

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Knossos Dolphin Mural