Imperial symbols and public image

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Today it is Emperor Hadrian’s birthday. Born on January 24th, 76 CE, in Italica, Spain, he would become Emperor 41 years later. Hadrian left his mark all over the Roman Empire, but he was especially partial to the Greek cities … Continue reading


Photo of the week: dog and demonstrators

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Two years ago, it was Greece. Now it’s Turkey. Police cracked down with teargas (and more) on peacefully demonstrating citizens. In the photo, a teargassed dog receives treatment from fellow demonstrators. In both countries, strays petted and fed by the crowds … Continue reading