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London’s East End: From gangsters to the Olympics | World News

Londons East End: From haven for gangsters to Olympic showcase – World News Oranges and lemons, Say the bells of St. Clement’s.   You owe me five farthings, Say the bells of St. Martin’s.   When will you pay me? … Continue reading

Colossal Arena by Josh Libatique

what a lot of work it was to found the roman race

tantae molis erat romanam condere gentem  Vergil, The Aeneid This is an interesting series of three articles by Adam Kirsch celebrating 100 years of the Loeb editions of Latin and Greek classics. The first is about Socrates as he appears … Continue reading