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by TiciaRoma
Mon August 20th, 2012, 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1454
Views: 98219

I'm in Persia, in the 11th C studying to become a Physician. The only thing is, is that Christians are not allowed (by the church) to study here, so I have disguised myself as a Jew.
by TiciaRoma
Fri August 17th, 2012, 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2012
Replies: 134
Views: 10400

[quote=""MLE""]I'm reading that too. What do you think of it so far?[/quote] I like the story, I'm about a third of the wat through. I do think there are some unrealistic elements, though, given that it's supposed to take place in the 11th C. The names, for one thing, how educated and literate so ma...
by TiciaRoma
Fri August 17th, 2012, 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2012
Replies: 134
Views: 10400

The Physician, by Noah Gordon
by TiciaRoma
Sun April 1st, 2012, 9:52 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Pinterest?
Replies: 11
Views: 1011

I found you there. My user name is ticiaspix.
by TiciaRoma
Fri March 30th, 2012, 3:00 am
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: March 2012 Feature of the Month: Trojan War Month
Replies: 79
Views: 6992

Just whizzed thru the 30 Days hath September ditty to realize that Ill probably be able to finish Orestes, Young Lion before Trojan War month is over.
by TiciaRoma
Fri March 30th, 2012, 2:57 am
Forum: Who Wrote It? What's the Title?
Topic: Can't remember name of book. Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 1799

I've read this one, within the past year, I think. It's not coming to mind, but I'm thinking about it.
by TiciaRoma
Thu March 29th, 2012, 8:37 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2012
Topic: Ticia's 2012 Reading Log
Replies: 41
Views: 3098

Steve Berry 30. The Emperor's Tomb, 528 pp. I listened to this one on the CD player in my car. A fast-paced thriller with an ex-government operative, Russian agents, digging around among the terra-cotta warriors, and a secret eunuch brotherhood trying to influence the government succession in China....
by TiciaRoma
Tue March 27th, 2012, 12:06 am
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: March 2012 Feature of the Month: Trojan War Month
Replies: 79
Views: 6992

[quote=""annis""]Posted by TriciaRoma These days we're just as likely to look at Homer's heroes as being driven by pride, greed and ambition - so a certain irony there. Mind you, I'm not convinced that Homer didn't see them that way as well...[/quote] And many would ascribe those traits to Sam Houst...
by TiciaRoma
Mon March 26th, 2012, 6:12 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: March 2012 Feature of the Month: Trojan War Month
Replies: 79
Views: 6992

I thought I was taking a break from Troy, but in reading Robert Morgan's, Lions of the West, about ten Americans who influenced the Westward Expansion, I read that Sam Houston, one of the ten, was profoundly influenced by Pope's translation of the Illiad and sought to "model himself on Homer's heros...
by TiciaRoma
Sun March 25th, 2012, 10:31 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Wish me luck!
Replies: 21
Views: 1597

Good Luck!

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