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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vergil

1. Vergil or Virgil? Vergil’s proper Roman name was Publius Vergilius Maro. However, many texts refer to the author of The Aeneid as Vergil while others refer to him as Virgil. Vergil is now understood to be the correct spelling of the poet’s name. Why the mistake? There are different theories. Gilbert Highet, in The Classical Tradition, [...]

Gonna Catch ‘Em All!

Digital painting by Randis Albion Randis Albion is an artist whose work is all over the place thematically, but constantly awesome. As a conceptual artist working heavily in Adobe Photoshop, he has designed works for video games and other media. It’s extremely tough to pick just one example of his work, but the Pikachu piece “Gonna Catch ‘em [...]