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In the Words of Ancients

Special Art Bites for the anniversary of the founding of Rome: In the Words of the Ancients

Did you know you probably already speak a dead language? Today is the anniversary of the city of Rome's founding, so we are celebrating with a special Art Bites gallery talk. Margie Fletcher will take you through the "Art in Roman Life" exhibition, focusing on the interesting ways we still use Latin-based words and phrases in our everyday lives, even a millennium later. Perfect for those who are fans of trivia, languages, ancient cultures, or if you just want to understand the spells in Harry Potter. And remember, quid quid Latine dictum sit altum videtur (whatever is said in Latin sounds profound).