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Watch: ‘Roman soldier’ stuns fiancee at Aussie airport

The Daily Telegraph Australia 02 Jun 2023
A primary school teacher shocked his fiancee by picking her up at Sydney international airport dressed as a Roman soldier on Friday morning ....

The story behind Jeff Bezos’s bare-breasted lady

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Jun 2023
A few intriguing details have emerged ... GETTY IMAGES. Figureheads date back to the Ancient Egyptians, who carved religiously significant birds into their prows for protection, while Romans depicted wolves to give their boats bite in battle ... Roman soldiers would display wolf or boar heads on their ships to symbolise strength. HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES.

Love can be blind

The Grand Island Independent 02 Jun 2023
Last Easter, I saw a car-toon with two Roman guards standing by Jesus' empty tomb. One of the soldiers said, "Well, I guess taxes are the only certain thing now." It's referring to the old saying, "The only two sure things in life are death and taxes." ... There's one other factor in this world we can count on and that's love ... Love can truly be blind ... .

Rev. Dan Safarik: Love can be blind

The Grand Island Independent 02 Jun 2023
Last Easter, I saw a cartoon with two Roman guards standing by Jesus’ empty tomb. One of the soldiers said, “Well, I guess taxes are the only certain thing now.” It’s referring to the old saying, “The only two sure things in life are death and taxes.” ... Sometimes we think about another certainty ... It’s one of the most beautiful gifts God has given us ... .

Caesars Loved Tweezers! Plucking Romans Were Obsessed With Hair Removal

Ancient Origins 01 Jun 2023
These archaeological treasures offers invaluable insights into the grooming rituals and beauty ideals of Roman men and women ... 10 Shocking Facts about the Ancient Romans Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger. Ultimate Betrayer or a Hero of the Roman Empire? ... Roman soldier with hairless body, now found to be achieved using tweezers.

Sports betting in NC moves closer to reality

Winston-Salem Journal 01 Jun 2023
RICHARD CRAVER. Staff Reporter. A controversial N.C. House bill that would significantly expand sports wagering in North Carolina passed its first vote in the N.C. Senate on Wednesday ... Sen. Jim Burgin, R-Harnett, described sports wagering as a societal evil and drew a comparison to Roman soldiers casting lots at the foot of Jesus Christ's cross. Sen ... Sen ... .

Archaeologists Uncover Hoard of Coins Belonging to Fearsome Ancient Roman Legion

War History Online 01 Jun 2023
A team of Polish and Georgian archaeologists have unearthed a trove of ancient Roman coins in what was once the ancient city of Colchis, now modern-day Gonio ... Following the war, thousands of Roman soldiers were stationed at Apsaros, which was situated in the ancient city of Colchis, along the Empire’s eastern borders.

Police seize stolen bricks imprinted with 10th Roman Legion symbols

The Jerusalem Post 01 Jun 2023
According to Amir Ganor, the director unit for the prevention of robbery, “the bricks were apparently used as part of the floor of a public building – they may have belonged to an oven that stood in a bath house and was used by the Roman soldiers ... What role did the Roman legion play in ancient Israel?.

Creston remembers

Creston News Advertiser 31 May 2023
He said practice of decorating graves of soldiers who died goes back to the days of the Greeks and Romans ... National cemeteries were organized for the Union soldiers who died. In early 1864, people in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, decorated graves of fallen Civil War soldiers.

Grafton holds Memorial Day commemoration

The Telegraph - Alton 31 May 2023
This is a carousel ... 1of3 ... 2of3 ... 3of3 ... Day emceed the ceremony ... The original history of the tradition comes from the Roman era. At the end of the day’s battle, when the battlefield was cleared, if the soldier removing a slain soldier knew the name of the soldier, he would call his name three times into the night, as a form of remembering their sacrifice ... .

Memorial Day event draws hundreds

Hill Country Community Journal 31 May 2023
until late in the 19th Century, but the practice of honoring those who have paid the ultimate price for their country goes back to the time of the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. In those times they had annual days of remembrance for loved one, including the soldiers who died in battles, each year.

Jerry Hopkins: Political perspective

The Marshall News Messenger 31 May 2023
Now that isn’t a bad principle by which to live. There are many who would deceive us. They want us to believe them and their incredible claims. They insist that I do not believe because I question what they say or claim ... Thomas was one who lived by this principle ... He had witnessed the Roman soldiers hammer the iron spikes through Jesus’ hands and feet.

She was 28 when she modeled for Columbia Pictures logo in 1992 and never posed again. Now, ...

Business Ghana 31 May 2023
Jenny Joseph wasn’t a model. She wasn’t an actress. She had never posed professionally before or after ... (Credit. Kathy Anderson) ... (Credit ... In its early days, the film studio featured a female Roman soldier holding a shield in her left hand as its lead image, before it was updated in 1928 to a woman with a draped flag and torch ... 387070 04 ... ... .

Coins Dug Up in Georgia Expose Dirty Work of Legendary Legio X Fretensis

Ancient Origins 30 May 2023
When the researchers learned the nature of the symbols, they knew they were hot on the heels of the legendary Roman Legion - Legio X Fretensis - “Tenth legion of the Strait” ... Known for their crucial role in various military campaigns across the Roman Empire, Legio X Fretensis was known for its highly disciplined, and battle-hardened soldiers.

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Aspen Times 29 May 2023
On May 11, Roman Denysiuk, a Ukrainian soldier brought to the Vail Valley for medical treatment through the assistance of locally-founded nonprofit Limbs for Liberty, tripped on ridged carpeting getting out of his wheelchair, landing on his previously broken femur, which had a plate in it.

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