Darkening Age, 23

Below, first words (an epigraph) and last paragraph of Carpe diem(Horace’s Latin words), chapter 12 of The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical Worldby Catherine Nixey: Let the girl with a pretty face lie supine, Let the lady who boasts a good back be viewed from behind…The petite should ride horse… – the Roman poet…

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Darkening Age, 21

Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Story of Saint Paul: The Burning of theBooks at Ephesus, designed ca. 1529, woven before 1546 (medium:wool and silk, woven under the direction of Jan van der Vyst). Editor’s note.Bold-typed emphasis in the last paragraph is mine. In chapter eleven of The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World, Catherine Nixey…

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What race were the Greeks —

and Romans? The evidence is clear—but often ignored by John Harrison Sims   Recent [1] films about ancient Greece such as Troy, Helen of Troy, and 300, have used actors who are of Anglo-Saxon or Celtic ancestry (e.g. Brad Pitt, Gerard Butler). Recent films about ancient Rome, such as Gladiator and HBO’s series Rome, have…

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The face of Classical Europe (I)

Were the Greeks blond and blue-eyed?   In 2013 I translated this article from the Spanish blogsite Evropa Soberana in fragmented form. Now that I am reviewing The Fair Race’s Darkest Hour for the 2015 edition, I would like to see it reproduced here in a single entry:   I remember a movie that came…

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