Clariclea, a princess of Ethiopia who was miraculously born white to black parents and abandoned, here returns to Ethiopia and reconciles with her parents. A painted enamel on gold, gilding, mercury-tin amalgam on rock crystal. 1650. Walters Art Museum
Chariclea, an Ethiopian Princess, Reconciled with Her Parents, King and Queen of Ethiopia by Henri Toutin (c.1650). @ Creative Commons License

Humanities, Great Books, Classical Education, Liberal Arts

Tony the Tiger holding a copy of Alan Bloom’s translation of the Republic of Plato.
@kataplexis photoshopped image for me

παρρησίη belongs to freedom, but discerning the right moment (τοῦ καιροῦ) is risky. — attributed to Democritus (D344 (Loeb, p.314)=226 D-K=Stob.3.13.47)

stock image of old report card, with many columns and numbers that make little sense.
An 82.7 percent in Latin Composition, not at all suspiciously precise.

Maximus Planudes

The online pseudonym of the other online pseudonym Leopold “Poldy” Bloom. Really, tho, who I am doesn’t matter.

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