Amphorae were pottery vessels created to hold and transport goods in the Greek and Roman world; some were even highly decorative and given as prizes, or used to hold the ashes of the dead. Join me as I delve into the vessels of history...
Monday, March 22, 2010
In Their Words
"He is not haggard from Venus' quiver, nor fired by her torch;
the dowry it was that kindled his ardour and furnished the arrows.
Her freedom is paid for; no need to conceal her notes and glances.
A wealthy woman who marries a miser is as good as single..."