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Throwback Thursday – In the Lap of Literature, 1975

I stumbled across the Throwback Thursday tradition via my friend Andrew Shearer, who cast me as the Final Victim in his re-make of Cannibal Sisters years ago. Decided it would be fun to embrace it myself, and take a few … Continue reading

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Another Gladiatrix?

A brief article on LiveScience today reports the opinion of researcher Alfonso Manas at the University of Granada, that this statuette represents a female gladiator (gladiatrix) in the moment of victory, raising her curved short sword (the sica, a popular … Continue reading

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