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Latin quotes: If you want to achieve something,

If you want to achive something …

Cicero latinCicero, in divinatio Quintum Cäcilium 39

Marcus Tullius Cicero was a lawyer, politician and writer (philosopher), the most famous orator of Rome, consul in 63 BC, Cicero was one of the most versatile, but also one of the inconstant minds of the Roman antiquity. Weiterlesen →

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Ovid Quote: Do not trust too much the false light: When…

Do not trust the false light too much: When …

Lateinische ZitateOvid, Ars Amatoria 1.245

Ovid, a Roman poet, Publius Ovidius Naso his full name lived in the 1st yr BC and became famous for his work ” Metamorphoses ” or ” Ars Amatoria “ Weiterlesen →

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Finger computing and abacus with roman children

Finger Computing and roman abacus

finger computing roman childrenThe finger computing system was much more common with the roman than today, when we almost secretly use the fingers to do calculations. In ancient times they of course they also already reckoned in their heads and a computing board as a replacement for today’s calculators. Weiterlesen →

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Daily use leads to contempt, to scarce yourself…

Daily use leads to contempt, to scarce you …

Apuleius de Deo Socratis 4

Apuleius was an ancient Roman writer and philosopher. He became famous for his work, the Latin novel Metamorphoses, “The Golden Donkey” which counts as a very important part of the world literature. Weiterlesen →

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The first pitcher is to quench your thirst, the second …

The first pitcher is to quench your thirst, the second …

Apuleius, Florida 20.1

Apuleius was an ancient Roman writer and philosopher. He became famous for his work, the Latin novel Metamorphoses, “The Golden Donkey” which counts as a very important part of the world literature. Weiterlesen →

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Wax tablet self-made

Wax tablet – writing material

wax tablet pompeiiThe Romans first used wooden wax tablets in the form of 10 to 20 centimeters in width and 6 to 15 centimeters height, were you were able to write on the whitened surface with ink. This was replaced by tablets, most of which were filled with black wax. The wax was scratched as a form of writing, with a stylus made of bronze or bone (stylus / graphium). Weiterlesen →

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Seneca Latin quotes: To forgive all is as …

Seneca bustTo forgive all is as callous …

Seneca, de clementia 1,2.2

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca was a Roman philosopher, dramatist, scientist, statesman, and as the Stoics one of the most widely read writers of his time in 1 Jhr.n.Chr. Weiterlesen →

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Seneca latin quotes: Easy is what nature requires, and …

Is easily what nature requires, and …

the romansSeneca Epistulae, 4.10 morales

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca was a Roman philosopher, dramatist, scientist, statesman, and as the Stoics one of the most widely read writers of his time in 1 Jhr.n.Chr. Weiterlesen →

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Seneca latin quotes: A look at the people: You see, that all mankind …

A look at the people: You see, that all mankind …

Seneca bustSeneca, ad helviam matrem de consolatione 7.1

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca was a Roman philosopher, dramatist, scientist, statesman, and as a Stoics one of the most widely read writers of his time in 1 Jhr.n.Chr. Weiterlesen →

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Seneca latin quotes: recklessness is hidden under …

Seneca bustRecklessness is hidden under …

Seneca, Epistulae morales 45.7

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca was a Roman philosopher, dramatist, scientist, statesman, and as the Stoics one of the most widely read writers of his time in 1 Jhr.n.Chr. Weiterlesen →

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