In Ancient Greek sacrifice, the priest poured water onto the head of the animal to make it nod. This was important as the animal had to be seen to agree to the sacrifice.
12 progressively challenging Livy Unseens.
- reprinted from the excellent "A progressive course of Latin unseens" by H.A. Henderson and C.W. Baty (1929)
"neque decemviralis potestas ultra biennium... non Cinnae, non Sullae longa dominatio"
"The power of the decemvirs did not last beyond two years... despotism was short-lived, both for Cinna and for Sulla"
Tacitus, Annals 1.1
The scoreboard at the City Dionysia if Aeschylus had lost to Euripides in The Frogs...
What is your favourite Euripides play, #ClassicsTwitter?
Maybe it's because we keep calling them "subordinate" clauses that they're so dependent?
Map of Britannia.
Source: Everyman's Atlas of the Ancient and Classical World (1907)