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1st Century AD: Weep and Howl for the Miseries that Will Come Upon You

αγε νυν οι πλουϲιοι κλαυϲατε ολολυ ζοντεϲ επι ταιϲ ταλαιπωριεϲ υμω ταιϲ επερχομε ναιϲ ϋμιν ο πλου τοϲ ϋμων ϲεϲη πεν και τα ϊματι α ϋ μων ϲητοβρω τα γεγονεν · ο χρυϲοϲ ϋ μων και ο αργυροϲ κατϊωται και … Continue reading

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1890: Oak and Mistletoe

George Henry and E. A. Hornel: Druids Bringing In The Mistletoe (1890) The painting follows the description of Pliny the Elder (1st century AD) in describing the ritual of oak and mistletoe: HISTORICAL FACTS CONNECTED WITH THE MISTLETOE The Druids—for … Continue reading

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1st Century AD: You Aren’t Even Sure What This Is at First

Statue of a Young Satyr Wearing a Theater Mask of Silenos. Roman, about 1st century A.D. Restorations by Alessandro Algardi, 1628. (source) Silenos (or Silenus) was, in Greek mythology, the tutor and companion of Dionysus, the god of wine and … Continue reading

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