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pompa, ae (f)
funeral procession for which wealthy families would hire mourners, musicians, etc...
This goddess was the mother of the winds and the goddess of dawn. In mythology, she placed dew on the plants before the sun rose.
Lover of Aurora who was changed into a cricket because he was made immortal but did not stay one age.
Ceyx and Halcyone
In this myth, a king asks his wife to wait for him to return, but his boat crashed, and he never returned. The couple was transformed into a pair of kingfishers.
TImeo Danaos et dona ferentes
A Trojan says that he "fears the Greek, even bringing gifts" in Book II of The Aeneid upon seeing the wooden horse.
Ave, imperator, morituri te salutant.
This chant was recited by the gladiators to the emperor before the combat began.
"game of bandits"; a game very similiar to checkers, it was played by two players.
a game where one person had to guess if the number chosen by the other person was even or odd.
At this famous Roman stadium, gladiators fought on holidays/ feast days. Its construction was completed by Jewish slaves captured during the put-down of a revolt.
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