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The Passion of Dido

By Mary E. Naples Commissioned by none other than Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus after his decisive victory at Actium over Antony and Cleopatra, Virgil’s Aeneid is a patrilineal tale tracing the pedigree of the Italic people from the mythical, stalwart Trojan heroes. A glory to the Trojans and the Romans alike. Indeed, both the Trojan

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Carthage: Always the bridesmaid

By Ben Potter What do Spain, Portugal, Malta, Gibraltar, Libya, Morocco, Italy and France have in common? Weather… perhaps. Food… some. Sea? Ah! Now we’re warming up! What if we throw into the mix the names Bomilcar, Hasdrabul, Hamilcar and Terrence? If you’ve got the answer, well done! If you haven’t, then it’s probably because

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