Classics and the World Cup

After noticing that I was tweeting up a storm about the World Cup, @kimbooktu asked me what football (soccer) has to do with the classics. Allow me to illustrate:

Attic lethykos. (Source)

Attic vase. (Source)

St. Jerome and the Angel of Vuvuzela. (Source)

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5 comments on “Classics and the World Cup

  1. Seesaw says:

    Cool! Adore the last one!

  2. Stefanie says:

    I think St Jerome is my favorite even the lion looks a little distrubed.

  3. Sylvia says:

    Yes, I think that painting captures the full horror of the vuvuzela, especially for us bookish types!

  4. Jodie says:

    Haha that last one is excellent.

  5. Sylvia says:

    Jodie, glad you enjoyed it. πŸ™‚

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