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I Love Ancient Rome

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    It's all thanks to Ben Kane.

    A few years back, I went with my parents to Michigan to visit my grandmother and great grandmother. We took my grandmother to Hobby Lobby, and while looking around, a saw a bargain book bin. I noticed a book called "The Forgotten Legion" by Ben Kane. I read the book within a...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Emperor Series

    If anyone out there likes reading about Ancient Rome, the best author I have found to date is a guy called Conn Iggulden. He wrote a series called 'Emperor' and it is brilliant! Enjoy
    BlueEyedEngland BlueEyedEngland 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    I Love To Learn About Rome

    I have some books that are on Rome. I love to read them. to learn how the people used to live. I just wouldn't want to live when they did. The things that the Roman people did. They did a whole lot that has to do with my love of history. I just love to learn how they would get...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 15, 2011

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    Roman Scotland And The Eagle Of The 9th - Fascinating As To What Really Happened?

    The Eagle of the Ninth What really happened? Pick up a paper or read a web article which makes mention of the mysterious disappearance of the Roman Ninth Legion - IX Hispana - from the historical record and chances are these days that it will say that the legion did not...
    Artsydesigns Artsydesigns 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    Ancient Greece Or Ancient Rome

    Both fascinate and intrigue with equal power, I don't know why
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    I am a writer, and one of my absolute favorite genres to write about is historical fiction. More specifically ancient historical fiction :D ever since my first ancient world...
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Ben Kane is my favorite author. He's the person who peaked my interest in ancient Rome. I first read "The Forgotten Legion" some years back. A few years later, I decided to read it...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I can't describe him in anyway Except incredible. He's my protector, my guardian, He's my close friend, he's the one person I tell EVERYTHING to.... He's brilliant, He's kind, He...
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    The Pope and The Rabbi Every time a new Pope is elected, there are many rituals in accordance with tradition, but, there is one tradition that very few people know about...
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    Some of my favorites written down over the years.. Ravel “Alborada Del Gracioso” (love it, dramatic, dark, castanets) Brahms “Variations on a theme of paganini” (wow...
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    "Domino" --- Van Morrison Don't want to discuss it I think it's time for a change You may get disgusted And start thinkin' that I'm actin' strange In case I'll go underground Get...
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    A lovestruck Romeo sings a streetsuss a serenade Laying everybody low with a love song that he made Finds a streetlight, steps out of the shade Says something like, "You and me...
    antiutopia antiutopia 56-60, M Jul 4

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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...
    MaiChan MaiChan 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Rome, Italy - it's impossible to not capture good photographs in Rome!
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    It's so nice make me feel like I'm there I need my self a jack from titanic and Romeo from Romeo and Juliet :)
    jamorah jamorah 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It could have been a hallucination, but it could not have been. I had just seen the new "Percy Jackson" movie at a theatre in Florida, with my mother and my cousin. While "Percy...
    ungracefullythalia ungracefullythalia 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    There's much to the wider world that is fascinating. I think for too long the Christian churches have deliberately kept people in the dark. There are ancient mysteries which defy...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    NEIL SEDAKA "Calendar Girl" I love, I love, I love my calender girl Yeah, sweet calender girl I love, I love, I love my calender girl Each and every day of the year (January...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jun 29

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    "Fever" by Peggy Lee Never know how much I love you Never know how much I care When you put your arms around me I get a fever that's so hard to bear You give me fever, when you...
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    I am so in love with Italy. Eveything just seems to be romantic and beautiful: medieval narrow streets, spaghetti, pizza, wine, history, cheese! I'd want to visit Venice, Naples...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Was just listening to The Promise by When in Rome. Forgot how much I love that song!
    FreqFlyer76 FreqFlyer76 36-40, M Jul 12

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    Hunter Hayes - Everybody's Got Somebody But Me Lyrics I wish the couple on the corner would just get a room Seems like everyone around me is on their honey moon I'd love to...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    So the beginning of my summer I traveled to Europe. I went to Italy and Greece. Both were very pretty and had so many amazing sites. In Italy I visited : Rome, Florence, Naples...
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    We don't wanna know your name, Just be yourself and there won't be a need to see your face. Underneath we're all the same, We're only human from birth till the final breath we take...
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I don't need NO Prince Charming in a limo All I need is a redneck Romeo in a 4 by 4 pickup ❤️
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Has anyone else heard sublime with rome? He is really good and sounds similar to bradley but not really becuase no one can replace his voice. I saw them live and he sounded pretty...
    kyleee099 kyleee099 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Sublime. Best band ever by far. EVERY song by sublime is amazing. Not sublime with Rome. They suck. I'm talkin' sublime. Just sublime. R. I. P. Bradley James Nowell.
    pleasedonthugme pleasedonthugme 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Unending Love I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F Jul 13

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    “Unending Love I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the...
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    i went to italy not expecting anything but study. i thought learning from the source directly was essential to achieve what i wanted. met new friends, seen wonderful places, ate...
    remydodol remydodol 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Unending Love by Rabindranath Tagore I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has...
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    Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath. Eve Glicksman
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    It is like hearing the sound of the universe and all thenl ancient souls colliding together in harmony in a sound that seems music to our ears.I speak from my soul with this force...
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    I remember the first time I tried it — I was only a kid of fifteen. And even though she was much younger than me, She was far more composed and serene. It was out in the barn, I...
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    The Lies NASA Told ... The Imminent Demise of the New World Order : HOLOGRAM UNIVERSE... Some of the Footage from NASA, hidden in their archives. Images of planetary outposts being...
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    6 Facts About Lake Huron: 1. If not for the the Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron might be considered one lake. Hydrologically speaking, they have the same mean...
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    My grandma's house is facing the south, but she has this one room in the front left side of the house that I call, "the sunny room." It's small and painted white, with two closets...
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Dear Daddy, I write you In spite of years of silence You've cleaned up, found Jesus Things are good or so I hear This bottle of Steven's Awakens ancient feelings Like father...
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    I love every single thing about Egypt and my favorite queen Isis.
    Kimberley111 Kimberley111 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Resonance The whispers in the willows speak to my heart and sooth. When I gaze into the dark shadows of the woods, I feel no foreboding, but comfort that draws me in. The breeze...
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    Genie in the Lamp An atheist buys an Ancient Roman Catholic lamp at an auction, takes it home, and begins to polish it. Suddenly, a genie appears, and says, "I’ll grant you...
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    Fantasy Opera. Dovahkiin, Dovahkiin, naal ok zin los vahriin,Wah dein vokul mahfaeraak ahst vaal!Ahrk fin norok paal graan fod nust hon zindro zaan,Dovahkiin, fah hin kogaan mu...
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    I am an Indian TDH(Tall, Dark, Handsome) guy,inviting you to visit my country. There r so Many unique ancient sites n nature's beauty to explore in INDIA. So many National Park...
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    I've learned that love hurts. It's something so fragile and can be gone just as fast as it came. The truth is Love is temporary it comes and goes, it can bring you happiness or...
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    I absolutely enjoy and love dancing. I love dancing with my husband, other guys, and with girls too. I dance dressed or nude with others. I love rock and roll and easy listening...
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    I watch each season. Sure I like to cook, I like to get ideas. These guys not only love the experience, they push themselves beyond their own believed ability. I love the way...
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