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Journal of No. 118


April 18th, 2005

Last update for the day, unless I give birth to an alien @ 04:32 pm

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The Oxyrhynchus Papyri are finally getting decoded. Academics have hailed it as a development which could lead to a 20 per cent increase in the number of great Greek and Roman works in existence. There are 400,000 fragments; so far, translated bits include lost works from Sophocles, Euripides, Lucian and Archilochos
 
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From:toren_atkinson
Date:April 19th, 2005 06:08 am (UTC)
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I'm a pides? Pfff! EURIpides!
From:jason_brez
Date:April 22nd, 2005 10:15 pm (UTC)
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Or a joke that mother said that one of her Classics professors told her, "Euripedes, you pay for 'em."

And robin_d_laws has a post wherein he creates RPG adventure hooks from the Papyrus.
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From:essentialsaltes
Date:April 22nd, 2005 10:17 pm (UTC)

Helps with a Chico Marx faux-Italian accent

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Euripides, Eumenides!
From:jason_brez
Date:April 22nd, 2005 10:20 pm (UTC)

Re: Helps with a Chico Marx faux-Italian accent

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But isn't that true for pretty much everything? A Chico Marx faux-Italian accent helps?

Journal of No. 118