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  • Jul 25 / 2014
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Latin

BBC – Life and Death in Herculaneum

herculaneum

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Take a look at this great video about Herculaneum (passed along by Theo, a friend of the Carmenta Latin School), and find out why this little Italian town and the circumstances of its tragic end can tell us so much about the lives of everyday Romans.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_wfTPdp3_k

 

 

  • Jul 10 / 2014
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Ancient Greek

The Greco-Roman Medicine Chest, Part 1

Greek Medicine Hippocrates the Physician and Democritus the Philosopher

 

by Derick Alexandre, Ph.D.

Many of us are familiar, in one way or another, with the local pharmacy, and perhaps can’t imagine life without one, at least for the reliable cold and flu products and standard pain medications that populate the shelves.
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