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"Our goal is to modernize it but retain the historical flavor."
Tags:greece, rome, roman empire, greek, parthenon, history, historical flavor, remodernize, remodernization, remodernise, remodernising, remodernisation, modernise, modernising, modernize, modernizing, american, american influence, fix, fixes, fix up, fixes up, ruin, ruins, remodel, remodels, remodels, miss the point, missing the point, bottom line, architecture
'And now I've got gum stuck to the bottom of my sandal, that's it, I'm out of here.'
'Here. Who's going to believe Nero played bongos while Rome burned?'
Tags:rome, romans, roman, roman empire, roman emperor, emperor, emperors, roman emperors, nero, bongo, bongos, fire of rome, fire, fires, burn, burned, burns, burning, the man who fiddled while rome burned, ignorant, play, played, plays, bad leader, leader, leaders, leadership, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
'Who ordered the caesar salad?'
"Es tu, Little Caesar?"
"If San Francisco was the Rome of the sixties, Vermont was the Athens."
"Surely, as the world's only superpower, we're entitled to a little mischief now and then."
Tags:ancient, ancient rome, rome, roman, romans, roman empire, history, historical, politics, government, governments, empire, empires, superpower, superpowers, mischief, mischievous, global superpower, politician, politicians, emperor, emperors, caesar, julius caesar, international relations, foreign relations
And a seed is planted in Van Gogh's subconscious,
Tags:julius caesar, julius, caesar, roman, romans, roman replublic, roman empire, van gogh, gogh, gogh's, gogh's ear, van gogh's ear, van gogh's subconscious, gogh cut ear off, friends, romans, country man, friends romans, lend me your ear, lend me your ears, ear, ears, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
'What Caesar doesn't understand is that all politics is local!'
"Hail, Caesar! The barbarians have been beaten back, and Rome is still Numero Uno."
Tags:number one, number 1, barbarian, barbarians, barbarian invasion, barbarian invasions, caesar, emperor, emperors, roman empire, roman emperor, roman emperors, ancient history, ancient rome, legionnaire, legionnaires, roman army, barbarian invasion, barbarian invasions, barbarian invader, barbarian invaders, classicist, classicists, classics, ancient language, latin, latin language, latin languages
"It's called monotheism, but it looks like downsizing to me."
Tags:roman empire, christian, christians, christianity, god, gods, greek, roman, greek god, greek gods, myth, myths, mythology, mythological, monotheism, monotheist, monotheists, zeus, mercury, athena, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, job cut, job cuts, restructure, restructures, restructuring, corporate downsizing, layoff, layoffs, laid off, goddess, goddesses, pagan, pagans, paganism, spread of christianity, corporate culture
Veni, Vidi, Vici, Mani, Pedi.
Tags:history, historical, military, ancient, rome, roman, romans, roman empire, soldier, soldiers, warrior, warriors, latin, language, languages, julius caesar, caesar, veni, vidi, vici, i came, i saw, i conquered, victory, victories, mani, manicure, pedi, pedicure, nail, nails, toenail, toenails, fingernail, fingernails, painted, nail polish, nail polish, nail varnish, nail varnish, beauty, beauty salon, beauty salons, manicurist, manicurists, pedicurist, pedicurists, nail technician, nail technicians, beauty parlor, beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty parlours, catchphrase, catchphrases, word play, wordplay
410 BC: The Roman empire begins its slide into decadence.
'Barbarians at the gate? That's fine, I fully support social mobility.'
"Is the martyr fresh?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, lion, lions, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, fresh, religion, religious, martyr, martyrs, religious persecution, martyrdom, christian, christians, christianity, history, ancient rome, roman empire
'Once you're over the Alps you're going to need a marketing director.'
"First they have to settle who's the most christian."
'What difference does it make - all roads lead to Rome!'
"Small Caesar salad?"
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, order, orders, history, historical, ancient, more, roman, romans, roman empire, emperor, emperors, caesar, julius caesar, caesar salad, caesar salads, salad, salads, mini, miniature, small, pun, puns, word play, wordplay
"I'm having my entrails read."
Tags:history, historical, ancient, rome, roman, romans, roman empire, religion, religious, temple, temples, haruspex, haruspices, haruspicy, divination, fortune-telling, fortunetelling, fortune, fortunes, fortune-teller, fortune-tellers, fortuneteller, fortunetellers, fortune teller, fortune tellers, psychic, psychics, future, prediction, predictions, predicting, see the future, seeing the future, seer, seers, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, goat, goats, death, entrails, black humor, black humour, dark humor, dark humour
"You've been traded to Carthage for two third-round picks and a hippopotamus."
Tags:sport, sports, athlete, athletes, player, players, draft, drafts, drafting, round, rounds, pick, picks, history, historical, ancient, rome, roman, romans, roman empire, carthage, hippopotamus, trade, trades, trading, barbarian, barbarians, negotiation, negotiations, negotiating, bargaining, gladiator, gladiators, fighter, fighters
"Preparing to Cross the Alps: Hannibal's Address to his Elephants
Tags:history, historical, ancient, rome, roman, romans, roman empire, carthage, carthaginian, hannibal, second punic war, crossing the alps, animal, animals, elephant, elephants, pachyderm, pachyderms, african, africans, problem, problems, speech, speeches, address, addresses, addressing, speaking, army, armies, war, wars, military, military strategy, military strategies, understand, understanding, encouragement, encouraging, inspiration, inspirational, inspiring, nothing to lose
Boudica is unhappy with her quote for chariot insurance.