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Literacy in the Ancient World

A while back a friend and I were discussing literacy in the ancient world. We were entertaining questions such as, two thousand years ago, how many people could read? Could write? Owned books? I never was able to find an answer online, or even a guess. Well, last weekend while on the TGV to Paris […]

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Adios tejas

It’s funny: we were awake at this time yesterday, too–yep, the middle of the night; except it was for a different reason. (Sorry to use nearly every punctuation mark in that sentence–hey, it’s the middle of the night and I’m blogging from bed because I can’t sleep!) Last night was sort of a fitful night […]

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