Quintus Ennius tria corda habere sese dicebat, quod loqui Graece et Osce et Latine sciret. "Quintus Ennius said that he had three hearts, because he spoke Greek and Oscan and Latin." -Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae 17.17
Friday, June 22, 2012
Ingrid D. Rowland on Trashing Hadrian's Villa
Ingrid D. Rowland writes on the plan of the (almost aptly-named) governor of Lazio, Renata Polverini, to dump Rome's trash a few hundred meters from the Villa of Hadrian, in the NYRB.