Daily Archives: March 28, 2015

Here lies (insert name here), or: Why reading beyond a quotation is a really good idea

There is an old theory, originally proposed by RenĂ© Cagnat in 1889 and widely believed by classical scholars, that in the Roman world there were manuals for the use of professional stone cutters and the like, providing them with model … Continue reading

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