#Friends, Romans, Countryman

WHAT WOULD THE ROMANS HAVE MADE OF SOCIAL MEDIA? ‘Write the Facebook page of (insert famous ancient figure)’ as a revision activity has proved an amusing, and indeed very useful, mode of learning. When set the task of producing Facebook pages for the characters in Tacitus Annales, XIV, my Latin year 13 group came up with some witty takes on the text. Nero’s favourite actor was ‘himself’ and Agrippina’s status was ‘incesto paratam’. A similar revision session with a year 13 gr