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Old 10-26-2017, 08:50 AM
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Default Ancient classics explained by the Onion

I found this funny and you may also find this funny so I am leaving this here for you to find funny if that appeals to you to find it funny:

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Old 10-26-2017, 08:51 AM
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I will also note that this explains really well why the Aeneid is so much more relatable than the Iliad or the Odyssey.
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I too found this funny and think others may also find it funny.
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I saw this on Twitter and found it great. If it weren't for The Satyricon, I'd share it with my (high school) students.

Honestly, though, I find the Iliad the most touching and relatable of the three. The scenes with Hector, Andromache, and Astynax, and then with Achilles and Priam are the best things in classical literature, I declare (not thinking too deeply at the moment of declaration).
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Cicero and Iliad are good, especially Cicero. Also, Satyricon.
Catullus: superior in so very many ways.
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I'm partial
To Martial.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:13 PM
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Yes, Douglas, but:

We keep
Catullus
To lull us
To sleep
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