Friday, July 10, 2009

Pompeiiana XV.6, February 1989

Please note that Pompeiiana will be on hiatus from July 13-17, with new issues posted beginning July 20.

Content: "Simia, Ab Georgio Michaele" (Latin lyrics to "Monkey" by George Michael), "'Earliest' Roman Letters Show How Ordinary Guys Lived, ca. 130 A.D.", "Lupercalia", "English: It's All Greek to Me", "Musae Romanae" poem, "What a Silly Custom!", "So...Just Where is Terpsichore Street?", "Roga Me Aliquid", "Non Est Semper Facile", "Join the Roman Army", "Blondes Have More Fun", "Myths in Art: The Meeting of Ulysses and Telemachus", "Sing Along with Terpsichore", "I Know What the Words Mean But it Doesn't Make Any Sense!", "Mycenae", "Poemata Brevia", "Floral and Faunal Myths: The Bear, The Heifer and the Hyacinth", "Greek and Roman Vocational Education", "Musei Capitolini, Rome", "Got a Black Eye?", Comics page, "Shooting for the Gold", "Lesson Plan for an In-Class Slave Auction", "Claudia's Kitchen", "Valentine's Day", Classified Ads, Carmina Optima et Auctores Eorum, Budding Genius quiz, reading comprehension questions from page one, "Prepositional Word Search", "Labyrinth Puzzles", "Qui Sumus?", "Latin Word Whiz" puzzle, "Televisionis Spectacula" puzzle, answer key for teachers.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Pompeiiana XV.5, January 1989

Content: "Somnium Habeo" (Latin translation of Martin Luther King, Junior's "I Have a Dream" speech), "The Origin of January", "Latin Not Always Such a Happy Experience", "Ludi Romani VI", "Typical Latin Scholar" comic featuring Bill the Cat of Bloom County, "Musae Romanae" poem, "Aeneas and Dido Still Hanging Around in Cleveland", "Marcus Tullius Cicero: An Unearthed Autobiography", "McDonald's Delinda Est", "Roga Me Aliquid", "The Simple, Logical Solution: Always a Sign of Genius", "Sing Along with Terpsichore", "Dialogue for 'Ulysses' Special", "Heroes" poem, "Ha! Hahae! Hahahae!", "Myths in Art: The Rape of the Sabine Women", "Troy", "Cruisin' with Latin", "Floral and Faunal Myths: The Weasel, The Wolf and The Mint", "Omnipotens Vivit" poem, "Poemata Brevia" poem, "Iason" poem, "Roman Cover Girls", "Roman Precedent Provides Answer for Indiana House of Representatives", "New York City, Here I Come", "Museo Nazionale, Naples", Comics page, "Shooting for the Gold", "Claudia's Kitchen", "Those Swingin' Romans", "Only the Mosquitoes Know What Happened to the Rest of Paestum", Classified Ads, Carmina Optima et Auctores Eorum, Budding Genius quiz, reading comprehension questions from page one, "Cicero's Corner" puzzle, "The Roman House" puzzle, "Labyrinth" puzzle, "Televisionis Spectacula Acceptissima" puzzle, "Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Places" crossword puzzle, answer key for teachers.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

100th issue! Pompeiiana XV.4, December 1988

Welcome to the 100th issue of Pompeiiana!

Content: "Grus Grata", "The Roman Saturnalia", "12th National Chariathon provides a Glorious End to a Grand Tradition", "Poets on Parade", "Musae Romanae" poem, "A Deponent Ditty", "What Do You Mean You Can't Spell?", "Roga Me Aliquid", "Soccer No New Game", "I Guess You Had to Be There", "Latin Lives On (ad infinitum), "Io! Saturnalia! No, Happy New Year! No, Merry Christmas!", "Myths in Art: The Rape of Europa", "Sing Along with Terpsichore", "He Wrote the Book on Saturnalia", "Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli", "On the High Seas with Julius Caesar", "Floral and Faunal Myths: The Partridge, The Dove, and the Narcissus", "Boadicea: An Ode", "Homer Lives and his name is Frank F. Fowle, III", "Museum of Fine Arts, Boston", Comics page, "Shooting for the Gold", "Publishers Finally Reaching Out to Classicists", "Your Main Clue to Remembering a Word is its Root", "Claudia's Kitchen", Classified Ads, "Carmina Optima et Auctores Eorum", "Labyrinth" puzzles, "Picturae Moventes" puzzle, "Soul Search" puzzle, Christmas tree crossword puzzle, Budding Genius quiz, reading comprension questions from page one, answer key for teachers.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Pompeiiana XV.3, November 1988

Content: "Quo usque tandem abutemini, Democratici, potentia nostra?", "Quam diu etiam ista Domus Alba nos eludet?", "Latin No Longer an 'Ivory Tower' Subject", "So That's What 'Triumvirate' Means", "A Biography of Augustus Fred", "Roga Me Aliquid", "Volcanoes, Latin, and Outer Space", "The Glory and Grandeur of Ancient Greece and Rome Still Turns a Profit for Investors", "Musae Romanae" poem, "Latin Still Opening College Doors for High School Seniors", "Sing Along with Terpsichore", "Ancient Coinage and Modern Olympic Medals", "If You Can Handle 'Delayed Gratification', You Should Consider Teaching Latin", "Myths in Art: The Garden of the Hesperides", "Pompeii", "NEH Summer Seminars for School Teachers", "Floral and Faunal Myths: The Lynx, the Locust and the Laurel Tree", "Catullus Novus" poem, "Hercules" poem, "National Archaeological Museum, Athens", Comics page, "Shooting for the Gold", "Claudia's Kitchen", "Cave Sedem!" poem, Classified Ads, "Carmina Optima et Auctores Eorum", "In Search of the Gods" puzzle, "Imperial Search" wordsearch, "Intellectual Sustenance" puzzle, crossword puzzle, matching quiz, Budding Genius quiz, reading comprehension questions from page one, answer key for teachers.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Pompeiiana XV.2, October 1988

Content: "Atalanta Nova: Florentia Griffithia Junctrix" (Florence Griffith Joyner), "Mysterious 'Sockets' at Actium War Memorial Reveal Startling Facts", "New Excavations May Have Unearthed Romulus' Wall", "I, Juno" poem, "Musae Romanae: Thalia" poem, "Roga Me Aliquid", "Technical Communication Pioneered by the Romans", "Latin and Greek for Future Soviet Leaders?", "A Day in Rome", "Now You Have a Friend in England", "Of Memories and Fears", "Sing Along with Terpsichore", "Myths in Art: The Lament for Icarus", "The Necropolis of Cerveteri", "The Plight and Fight of Theseus", "Floral and Faunal Myths", "Walls of Paradise" poem, "Cicero's Most Memorable Oration", "And You Think Reading Caesar is Hard", "Theseus Poem", "Musée du Louvre, Paris", Comics page, Classified Ads, "Shooting for the Gold", "Who is Scylla?", "Claudia's Kitchen", "Iason Argonautaeque" poem, "Mythology: The Ancient Approach to Modern Questions", Classified Ads, "Carmina Optima et Auctores Eorum", "Where Have the Months Gone?", Budding Genius Quiz, "Baseball" puzzle, "Search for Troy" crossword, "Some Latin 'Nobodies'", "Verbum Perpendiculare", answer key for teachers.