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Celebration for 100 Followers

Okay so

Last night I hit 100 followers! I know that it’s not as big as 1k or 10k, but this is something big to me, and I would like to do something to celebrate it!

Here are three things that I came up with that I can do.

1. I can make asthetics for whoever wants me to (send an ask off anon with favourite colors/things, you must be following me)

2. Poems? Anybody? I could write poems for you guys (send an ask off anon with type of poem and what you want me to include, for ex. sad, the color blue, and a certain ship)

3. Requests for art? I love to draw and I could draw you guys some stuff (send an ask off anon and I’ll draw it, nothing to complicated, it will be drawn in pencil, only ONE request per follower)

Which one should I do? 1, 2, or 3?

Let me know on or off anon!

If this flops I’m just gonna crawl into a hole and pretend this never happened

من الشغلات السيئة في تمبلر إمكانية تغيير اسم المدونة .. كل كم يوم بتتفاجئ باسماء جديدة ..


I alluded to this in a reply but I feel like it needs its own post. I absolutely love that Cicero, eternally an outsider by birth during his time, who believed so wholly in the Republic as it could be, whose name belied his class, who had to work infinitely harder to climb the cursus honorum, is the person whose works we have the most of from his time. The great families, the metelli and the claudii, the noblest born senators, the jealous conservative factionalists who abandoned Cicero in his time of need because he was a new man, have faded from history and we know so little about any of them, but over 2000 years later we remember Cicero in such vivid detail, and we love him!

We see Cicero’s world through his lens, our picture of the late Republic is indelibly colored by Cicero’s opinions, his thoughts, his feelings. In his own time he was never truly “allowed” into the most elite echelons of the senate despite his talent and intelligence and yet he is our main, sometimes our only, route of access, point of contact, with the Late Republic. He is the definitive voice of his time, and his immortality is largely due to the merit of his writings, his oratory and philosophy which are still admired and adored. In the end, his works brought him more fame than almost any other Roman politician, and I love that by outlasting through his talent and brilliance those who never thought he belonged, Cicero proved his worth and he proved everyone wrong and, in a way, eventually won.