A further exploration of a Twitter thread on concord and our polytheist communit(y/ies).
Yesterday, I went into NYC on the Metro-North because there are exhibits at the Met that I wanted to see. I was in the Met for about six hours, and here's what I saw: Watercolors of the Acropolis — Émile Gilliéron was a watercolorist who did some very large-format works to document architectural sculptures on … Continue reading Some scattered reflections after visiting the Met
A poem for Thargelia.
In December, I pitched an article to Eidolon on modern Hellenic Polytheism, authenticity, and how we use/read the Classics. It just came out! You can go read it here.
V. Concerning the first Cause. After this, it is requisite that we should know the first cause, and the orders of gods posterior to the first, together with the nature of the world, of intellect, soul, and essence; likewise that we should speculate providence, fate, and fortune, virtue and vice, and the good and evil … Continue reading Sallust: On the Gods and the Worlds V
XV. Why we honour the Gods, who are not indigent of any thing. From hence we are presented with a solution of the doubts concerning sacrifices and other particulars relative to the cultivation of divinity; for that which is divine is not indigent of any thing. But the honours which we pay to the gods, … Continue reading Sallust, Part II: Remixing ON THE GODS AND THE WORLD XV
When I wrote my last post, I wanted to link to something, but realized that it was on my old blog. It was a remix of On the Gods and the World by Sallust in which I took the open access version of the text and combined it with free-to-use images from the Wikimedia Commons … Continue reading How Sallust Made Me a Hellenist