aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Anonymous, CIL VIII 17938

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venari, lavari,
ludere, ridere,
occest vivere.

Hunting, bathing, playing, laughing – that’s living!

Roman gaming boards were often inscribed with such sets of 6 x 6-letter words. You can see this one illustrated here.

Written by aleatorclassicus

October 14, 2012 at 12:00 PM

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