Have you ever imagined what it might be like to sit in the Sabine hills with Horace on a summer afternoon? Enjoy roast pigeon, sip wine and speak about the Roman way of life, including the emperor Augustus!...
In the old days, quips our “Latin Lover”, the Vatican had a special office to write letters to kings and princes. An office abolished in 1968 under the pontificate of Pope Paul VI and replaced with a Latin Department on a par with other languages...
Those of you who want to listen to Father Foster on your MP3 player, by the way, can get a compatible format at the 105 Live archive page (usually near the end on Saturday). [by the way, I'm working on coming up with an efficient way to alert y'all to podcasts and the like of interest ...]