- Let no one honor me with tears nor celebrate my funeral with weeping. Why? Alive I fly on the mouths of men #Ennius #Fragments #Afterlives 1 day ago
- I am a wretch: because of the terrors I have suffered, I bring pleasure to my enemies and toil to my friends #theognis #backwards 1 day ago
- Reggie Bush names his daughter Briseis usm.ag/16xfvFm. No comment necessary. 2 days ago
- the only paths of investigation: how it is and isn't possible not to be; and how it is isn't and is necessary not to be #parmenides 6 days ago
- The victor and the vanquished alike will mingle among the shades. #Propertius #AugustanPoetry #LatinElegy 1 week ago
Tag Archives: Mortality
“Pain doesn’t affect a corpse.” ἄλγος οὐδὲν ἅπτεται νεκροῦ
“A man who has accomplished fitting deeds forgets about death.” ᾿Αΐδα τοι λάθεται ἄρμενα πράξαις ἀνήρ. Really, Pindar?
“No memory awaits the brave-hearted man who is speechless” ἦ τιν’ ἄγλωσσον μέν, ἦτορ δ’ ἄλκιμον, λάθα κατέχει The Nemean odes were written in honor of victors at the Nemean games, held, of course, at Nemea.