Im on a serious Roman kick right now. Ive been watching Mary Beard‘s Roman documentaries. I love her style. #SPQR
Current Reads 🌹🐞
I‘m delving into my Halloween TBR a little bit early and reading a spooky Buffy style retelling of Alice in Wonderland called A Blade so Black. This book is released October 9th by @titan_books and I‘m super excited to dive in! I love Alice in Wonderland and retellings of it are my kryptonite. 🐞 #aliceinwonderland #retellings #pompeii #classics #classicsstudent #classicalstudies #rome #spqr #newreleases
My current reads — The Iliad by Homer Trans. By Anthony Verity. Pompeii by Mary Beard. 🐞
Annnndddd, say hello to my autumn theme. It‘s all set and ready to go. I‘m in awe of it and I am so ready for all the autumn goodness! *looking at you spiced lattes at Costa* 🐞
What are you reading right now? #greek #rome #spqr #ancientrome #ancientgreece
Good morning everyone! ✨🖤
What are your plans this weekend?
I am hoping to have a deep clean in the house today, take some new photos, play in the garden with my daughter and at some point read more SPQR. It‘s unusual for us to be home at the weekend so we‘re going to make the most of it. #spqr #classicist #classicsstudent #bibliophile #bookaddict #booklover #currentlyreading #bookish #bookblog #bookworm
Why do you think original publication dates never seem to be listed on Goodreads or Litsy? When I googled it I found this GR notes from some manual perhaps for ppl working on the site but I've yet to see it listed in book details. Doesn't it seem like info you'd really want to know? I just want to know when books were actually written!
Tearing My Hair Out (😆)
It's been a busy and stressful last month and have had little time to read😔 but I'm on a little vacay now and that means sparing some time to dive into a book😁 have high hopes for this one! #finally #vacayreading #spqr
This book is outstanding. An excellent, accessible history of Ancient Rome, in which Beard not only relates the history of the first millennium of the city but also reviews the historical record and past scholarship. With colloquial language and occasionally wry commentary, this is a must read for armchair historians interested in the topic. It's not only interesting, it's entertaining.
#nonfiction #history #marybeard #ancientrome #spqr