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Classicist at Brasenose College, Oxford: "Ovid: A Very Short Introduction" (OUP). I blog, I can't remember why, at https://t.co/rF7FolGQPk.

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“Augustus perfectly understood, two millennia before Orwell, that who controls the past controls the future”… https://t.co/VoCAdisHsK
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1/19
2021
@ShadiBartsch It’s wildly over the top. Desperate times, I guess. @ShadiBartsch Have you seen the coin where his dad becomes Janus? Filial piety and some! https://t.co/TBkqoz3XVz @SarahEBond Rats... @SarahEBond Yebbut I saw SIX, so I get to found the city. @kuangrf @Lokster71 David Llewellyn, A Simple Scale. @greg_jenner Judging by the style of furniture, many, many bottoms had been cradled by that sofa since the late 60s. @greg_jenner I have sat on that sofa! @TheDaiLlew No duvet on your head? Rank amateur. @AlMursi2 @RobEdmunds11 It’s very good news indeed, but it’s not the oldest shipwreck, I don’t think. @LuciaNixon @lizgloyn Waiting patiently for Trinity term, please God! @Llwynaumawr @holland_tom Oof. @holland_tom Catullus had to deploy the finest adjective in Latin, cuniculosus, “full of bunnies”, to convey the si… https://t.co/iPCf7m2NeE @e_wolever @DrLRoach @red_loeb @19Averil And yet it remains the case that the rollout of the vaccine is going quite… https://t.co/5XEkvtsIG7Huge congrats to all of our wonderful offer holders.Every one of you richly deserves your offer so well done. Here'… https://t.co/kymw1xr7tb
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1/18
2021
@Welshbeard Well done, sir!It's out, after too many years of work: 1st ever English translation w/ commentary, based on 4 #Persianhttps://t.co/BRxxsueXha
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @red_loeb @19Averil I’m perhaps naively confident that the medics would not be allowing them to do anything stupid,… https://t.co/XnlUqJm6q2 @ChrisKraus @chrisbrooke I suspect that between us and Chris/Jo there’ll be plenty of marmalade going spare!8. https://t.co/zRQ18p8KOa
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @LuciaNixon @Gemnffc And your teddy is awesome too, Jensen. Is he a monkey? I can tell that he really, really wants… https://t.co/GHTh0Rad2d @chrisbrooke Oh you too?QPR’s star winger, Bright Osayi-Samuel, is going to Fenerbahce, which is very sad for us. But it does provide an ex… https://t.co/HcbtRfaCY8 @ShadiBartsch I almost think at this juncture that this, the humility and lack of absolute, unwavering conviction,… https://t.co/RxZzOyiyeQ @xujnx Yes!"How #Augustus rebuilt Rome" by @holland_tom--reviews of new books by @PeterStothard1, @llewelyn_morgan &… https://t.co/bbatv3u4Kk
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @ClearTheLine @LuciaNixon @bueti We’re determined to make peace with people who are simultaneously carrying out the… https://t.co/uD9aUimXiA @LuciaNixon Not enough to do anything. @Lokster71 Not sure if it’s more recent, but Rudd is probs a bit closer to the Latin. I’d be surprised if Green was… https://t.co/4iPTIOzCAITargeted killings continue in Kabul, nobody cares. https://t.co/Bqmp6jbpOg
1/17
2021
@saintsoftness Queueing in the cloisters, too. Made for it. (I’m staring at queueing and wondering about the second e...) @andrewsillett @SimonPulleyn A misspent evening, Andrew, but worthwhile nonetheless. @GrandLat That is stunning. Many thanks indeed: https://t.co/ycmTUEqC1n @GrandLat Nope! Many thanks! @SimonPulleyn And there are loads of Darjeeling Comedies. @dgmargolin That’s a brilliant photo! @SimonPulleyn The Oolong Good Friday. @dgmargolin Yes, a decent haul of Blues! @Llwynaumawr Thank you! @19Averil Well, to be fair we’re in lockdown, and softening it is not the same as ending restrictions. I agree he’s… https://t.co/sGv5TYiOoW @19Averil No, but in the own way offer a range of perspectives that I value!A Tufted Titmouse making a tough decision of a sunflower seed or a peanut. https://t.co/jDNOfqIcZO
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @Sellypaws @MHuzaifaNizam That is very heartening! @MHuzaifaNizam Depends who you ask! The vaccinations are speeding up; and infections levelling off, maybe. I’m a lo… https://t.co/JDTzEgwOzvIt’s the balance of opinions I come to Twitter for. https://t.co/j1TvcNdl79 @shreya_bn There’s more about him in the book. I’ll drop it to you (somehow!) when I’m done with it. @shreya_bn Apa B. Pant, BNC matric. ‘33 looks interesting. https://t.co/PLWxWIz0tB @SthebestWes @QPR It’ll be awfully sad to seem him go. @shreya_bn Excellent!Imagine being a trader around 1500 years ago and walking through an entrance like this into a world of murals and c… https://t.co/2ChuzCzkxs
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganWhat I’m reading is Sumita Mukherjee, Nationalism, Education and Migrant Identities (2010), on Indians studying at… https://t.co/HeNaRwrI3bAccording to what I’m reading, Sri Aurobindo, nationalist & religious leader https://t.co/E0hBApFiE8, studied Class… https://t.co/49CuzSUb5BTrapped inside by heavy pollution, a return to the blog. Wuzhou Days: some absent minded musings on a strange Brit… https://t.co/c7NGHqEYF4
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganIn the Vale of Aylesbury, there’s a low-lying region of heavy clays and soft sands. Along this belt, the earth was… https://t.co/fU4lfZKPeK
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganDid it. Wrote a non-academic thing and even almost enjoyed the process https://t.co/MqUXurPKBP
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @FunkadelicHorse Chatting to wild animals is one of the recognised side effects of the vaccine. If they answer back… https://t.co/kqsDKeWLwh @ArmandDAngour It’s just perfect. @Kin_Loch I’d be really interested to know how widespread they are on domestic builders, here and beyond. Not sure how I’d find out!
1/16
2021
@AlMursi2 @RobEdmunds11 Thanks, and yes, in TAPA a few years ago, https://t.co/Y44QvjLTriA hitherto unappreciated consequence of lockdown is that a week’s holiday in August was so massively stimulating th… https://t.co/6dx1GswwD6 @ClearTheLine Gosh. Link? @zenahitz No worries. Looking forward to reading your book when I’ve got this term just a little more under control! @Twhittermarsh @lwahlgrensmith @matthewinvestor @michelledonelan Absolutely correct.A thread I’ve been pondering on & off all day. It offers a view of contemporary Classics—calm, measured, tolerant,… https://t.co/SljqfsZVxci wish this was a joke https://t.co/Qye9z4RZW5 https://t.co/rys0zjeUQv
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @_paullay @SocialHistoryOx “Pastry” is a corruption of “papistry”, don’t you know. @miserabiliter @DrMichaelBonner @yuanyi_z Particularly with that portico. @miserabiliter @DrMichaelBonner @yuanyi_z It is an irrational shape for a gathering of books. @nilshoppe Thank you! @BarbaraRich_law @yuanyi_z Thank you!
1/15
2021
Satisfying when a wild hunch kind of checks out. A Latin inscription on the Kent coast, and how all roads seem to… https://t.co/PC9PsfURXeThis is worth your time and support. https://t.co/KXjmyDSpU5
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganVergil is just Virgil with a Scouse accent
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @LesleyDowner Fabulous! @holland_tom Some of us, though, a tiny and tragic minority, are also pedants whose teeth are set on edge when “bet… https://t.co/u8oavvANrPThat is a brave and restrained cop https://t.co/tqpfEaeiI1
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @victoriamoul @PhiloCrocodile I still haven’t the foggiest idea what a holm oak is, & how it differs from a standar… https://t.co/SeLPudWdGw @guidopalazzo @ShadiBartsch https://t.co/aKOVNDqYT1 @ProfEricAdler @rogueclassicist @ShadiBartsch Already ordered! @NigelWGourlay My concern is the Greek, which is given in Plutarch. @stephanuscoombs Well, you would think that! It’s not chronograms per se, but chronograms of this degree of elegance.
1/14
2021
@leonardocarella Y&Y, even. @MaxCaerGalen @yuanyi_z As I say, uplifting and edifying.I think, perhaps, my hunch about Shadwell & chronograms might have legs. A very short blog on Latin chronograms in… https://t.co/2NXr0RSWlo @yuanyi_z There’s a fine and uplifting example of the genre by the Sex Pistols, I recall. @TheHillpaul @19Averil @ShadiBartsch @PeterStothard1 Yes, it’s fabulous. I’m incredibly chuffed to be anywhere near this company! @ShadiBartsch Thank you, and you too! @llewelyn_morgan https://t.co/jg7B9bqvot
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @holland_tom @ShadiBartsch @PeterStothard1 It’s a brilliant piece of work, as I hope I convey in a TLS review that’… https://t.co/JbuRSpGb5ZI’m a postie on the frontline at the minute. It’s hard. Please share this video. https://t.co/0xiyzjJQLk
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganSea shanties contain important information for sailors in periods where they might not be literate or able to carry… https://t.co/txSfGgVO9d
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @KimberleyNYC @DrJLHazelton Wine glasses, I assume? @hairygit Many thousands more have claimed to.People have the nerve, the Audacity to act like Ed Sheeran is the best entertainer to come out of Suffolk when we g… https://t.co/9XBBQcvBnp
Retweeted by Llewelyn MorganIncredible news. A vaccine for MS. Science is the best bit of 2021 so far. https://t.co/hsPN8Cgmrn
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1/13
2021
@ChinaDaily The BBC stands by its journalism & strongly refutes the allegations made by China Daily. This is a gros… https://t.co/Ihhbby0Bbt
Retweeted by Llewelyn Morgan @ClassicsNorth @BrasenoseNews @abibuglass @elysiasarsam Yes, congrats from me, too! @BrasenoseNews @ClassicsNorth @abibuglass Greek word, anatomy. Doctor is Latin. Hippocratic Oath. Everyone’s a Clas… https://t.co/C95ZkQJQbb
1/12
2021

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