Calling Roman texts ‘derivative’ makes me cringe

There’s no shortage of memes that poke fun at Roman texts for being derivative. As is often the case when one thing is either elevated or mocked at the expense of another, it’s an oversimplification. A case of extrapolating a kernel of truth to a degree that misleadingly glosses over a more complex dynamic thatContinue reading “Calling Roman texts ‘derivative’ makes me cringe”