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Romans and Roos
#16
That mosaic also proves they had Nessies growing out of their backs! Why isn't this stuff in Goldsworthy's new book? Mr G? Looks like a good subject for your next...? :lol: :lol: Confusedhock:
M. Demetrius Abicio
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#17
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Matt Lukes:2ymgb0ku Wrote:How about the other way Robert- prove the Romans actually made to Australia- Africa was just across Their Sea, so no big deal to get exotic animals that way, but Australia? :lol:

Ah, so this isn't a real Roman artefact? I'm heartbroken. Big Grin

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I saw one of these at Vindonissa!
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#18
That's the famous statue of 'Skipio' the bush kangaroo :wink:
Memmia AKA Joanne Wenlock.
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#19
Oh, no! We've restarted the Second Punnic War!!!
M. Demetrius Abicio
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#20
Quote:Can't prove it, but don't you think some vertically challenged slave might have had to fight with one in the arena?

I think you must be thinking of wallabies. The red kangaroo can grow up to 6 feet tall. And disembowel you with its hind feet. Nasty way to go.
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#21
could not resist...

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Valete,
TITVS/Daniele Sabatini

... Tu modo nascenti puero, quo ferrea primum
desinet ac toto surget Gens Aurea mundo,
casta faue Lucina; tuus iam regnat Apollo ...


Vergilius, Bucolicae, ecloga IV, 4-10
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#22
Big Grin D D
Robert Vermaat
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THE CAUSE OF WAR MUST BE JUST
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