Eat, drink, and be merry (don't worry, be happy)

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Jonathan Robie
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Eat, drink, and be merry (don't worry, be happy)

Post by Jonathan Robie » April 23rd, 2016, 9:26 am

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ἐξίσταντο δὲ πάντες καὶ διηποροῦντο, ἄλλος πρὸς ἄλλον λέγοντες, τί θέλει τοῦτο εἶναι;
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Bill Ross
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Re: Eat, drink, and be merry (don't worry, be happy)

Post by Bill Ross » December 5th, 2018, 8:26 am

Been there, done that and wrote a song about it: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AnaI9xQhmIW6grgfpStsoat0E2DS1g
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Barry Hofstetter
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Re: Eat, drink, and be merry (don't worry, be happy)

Post by Barry Hofstetter » December 6th, 2018, 10:07 am

Skeleton feast motifs were fairly common in ancient times. There is this famous one from Pompeii...

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... hyself.jpg

Fun fact: my daughter did a counted cross stitch of this, over 1700 stitches as an entry in the Philadelphia Classical Society competition. It won best of category, and probably would have won best of show had not a young man literally forged a gladius (Roman short sword) as his entry.
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