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What Makes the Classics Worth Studying

National Review 27 Feb 2021
He recalls in the Times profile that as a young, poor, bookish immigrant from the Dominican Republic, in a filthy shelter in New York’s Chinatown he serendipitously found a book entitled How People Lived in Ancient Greece and Rome ... I was introduced to the classics through ancient Greek political theory.
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A successful experiment: The Founding Fathers and the Ancients

Log Cabin Democrat 25 Feb 2021
The Founding Fathers undoubtedly believed that history was a herald of the future and that by studying both the Greek and Roman republics, they could find a way to safeguard America from that which destroyed those ancient societies ... Without a doubt, the contributions of ancient ...
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Ancient man-made terraces in the mountains of Dagestan (PHOTOS)

Russia Beyond 24 Feb 2021
But terrace farming was also widely used and highly advanced in Dagestan, a republic in the south of Russia ... The largest number of surviving ancient terraces in Dagestan are located high in the mountains in the republic's Gunibsky and Dakhadayevsky districts ... Agriculture Industry In Russia Republic of Dagestan.
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Ancient man-made terraces in the mountains of Dagestan

Beijing News 24 Feb 2021
But terrace farming was also widely used and highly advanced in Dagestan, a republic in the south of Russia ... The largest number of surviving ancient terraces in Dagestan are located high in the mountains in the republic's Gunibsky and Dakhadayevsky districts.
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Are the classics racist?

Norfolk Daily News 19 Feb 2021
He came here as a child from the Dominican Republic, lived in a homeless shelter in New York City, discovered a book on Ancient Greece and Rome — and with help from a mentor, got into a prep school and went on to get degrees from Princeton, Oxford and Stanford ... This isn’t true of other ancient societies.
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Port: Rush Limbaugh, and speaking ill of the dead

Grand Forks Herald 18 Feb 2021
MINOT, N.D.De mortuis nil nisi bonum dicendum est. Or, translated from the Latin, "of the dead nothing but good is to be said.". It's an aphorism ... ... Limbaugh was a complicated figure ... Few, if any ... We debate the legacies of all manner of historical figures, from ancient Egypt's pharaohs to the founders of the American republic ... .
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Scientists Are Attempting to Extract Prehistoric Viruses in Russia

Interesting Engineering 18 Feb 2021
Besides potentially creating a beachfront property in Arizona, global warming is thawing out areas of the Siberian region of the Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia. Thanks to the thaw, animals such as ancient cave bears and wolves have recently been emerging from their permafrost tombs.Everything I know I learned from movies ... "The Thing" Source..
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Are the classics inherently racist?

The Keene Sentinel 17 Feb 2021
He came here as a child from the Dominican Republic, lived in a homeless shelter in New York City, discovered a book on Ancient Greece and Rome — and with help from a mentor, got into a prep school and went on to get degrees from Princeton, Oxford and Stanford ... This isn’t true of other ancient societies.
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Remembering Rush Limbaugh's Generous Gift to Zoo, a Movie About Horse Fucking

The Stranger 17 Feb 2021
Limbaugh expressed the extraordinary opinion that animals do have the power of consent ... It's at this point that I think Limbaugh came very close to the most famous philosopher of ancient Greece, Plato. Near the end of the Republic, Plato describes the impact that democracy, as a political system, has not only on humans but also on domestic animals.
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What could go wrong? Russia scientists 'are trying to extract prehistoric viruses from 50,000-year-old animal ...

The Daily Mail 16 Feb 2021
Russia is seeking to unlock unknown prehistoric viruses up to 50,000 years old by extracting biological material from carcasses of ancient animals frozen in permafrost ... The dog – believed to be a three-month-old female – was unearthed by accident by two brothers searching for woolly mammoth tusks in the Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia.
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Sunday news shows in RI, Feb. 14, 2021

The Providence Journal 14 Feb 2021
Newsmakers (5.30 a.m., Ch. 12; 10 a.m., Ch. 64; 7 p.m., Ch. 64.2)   ... 6)   ... Sens ... Dr ... Dr ... Political divisions are as old as the republic itself. But Tom Ricks says that if we’re serious about preserving the union, there is much we can learn from the founders’ study of the ancient republics in Rome and Greece. .
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Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic enters a new stage of development

Malaysian National News Agency 12 Feb 2021
11 -- The ancient land of Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) today has entered a new stage of development, with its strategic significance increases in terms of opening communication corridors and transportation routes in the region in the aftermath of the recent Second Karabakh War.
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Lars Porsena: The Famous Etruscan Ruler Who Threatened Rome

Ancient Origins 11 Feb 2021
Lars Porsena is also connected to the ancient city of Clusium, located in Tuscany, Italy. In the ancient sources, this Etruscan ruler is said to have been buried in this city ... The Roman Republic – Was It Truly A Republic? Powerhouse Breakfasting Platform Unearthed At Hadrian’s Villa Stories About Lars Porsena From Ancient Roman Sources.
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