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Most impressive military victory?

Does Belisarius's capture of Rome and its subsequent defense count? Coming as it did in the reign of Justinian, after the Western Empire has been canceled out, and the legionaries of the Republic are the stuff of scrolls only, perhaps not. But (if memory serves) Belisarius and his more or less...
by Valerius Claudius Iohanes
on Tue Oct 05, 2004 1:46 am
 
Forum: Collegium Militarium
Topic: Most impressive military victory?
Replies: 6
Views: 2395

Statuary of the Classical Sort

Yes, I love your responses, amici. I also find myself treasuring those bits of history and half-remembered antiquity hidden in names and other homages like the "Vesta Aparments". I guess for me the naturalistic statuary just holds all the aces, compared to modern works. A jet o...
by Valerius Claudius Iohanes
on Sat Sep 25, 2004 2:40 am
 
Forum: Collegium Artium et Litterarum
Topic: Statuary of the Classical Sort
Replies: 5
Views: 1809

Statuary of the Classical Sort

Valete omnes - What of those occasional old-fashioned, realistical, classical-style, memorial statues we occasionally see in parks and public places - these are monuments and works I treasure for their very non-modern statement. I wonder, who among our various sodales also enjoy these? Do othe...
by Valerius Claudius Iohanes
on Fri Sep 24, 2004 2:35 am
 
Forum: Collegium Artium et Litterarum
Topic: Statuary of the Classical Sort
Replies: 5
Views: 1809

Germinius us Geminus - Cognomen vs. Supernomen

Supernomen may not be proper Latin, verum it seems like an easier-to-remember term than Cognomen. Ah, well.
by Valerius Claudius Iohanes
on Fri Sep 24, 2004 2:21 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Germinius us Geminus
Replies: 3
Views: 1803

What Languages?

Salvete omnes - Ego hoc in loco novus sum sodalis. Seems like a very gracious group here, and I'm pleased to be part of it. On the subject of langauges, and despite an interest in languages, hic sodalis remains a hick, with only parts and partials. I'm an English-speaker by birth, upbr...
by Valerius Claudius Iohanes
on Fri Sep 10, 2004 9:47 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: What languages do you speak?
Replies: 36
Views: 14162
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