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cheshirelibrary:

How Much Of A Book Addict Are You?
[via Buzzfeed]
DO YOU:
Read more than one book a month?
Read more than one book a week?
Read more than one book a day?
Read more than one book at the same time?
Read more than two books at the same time?
Read more than three books at the same time?
Lose track of the number of books you are reading at the same time?
Prefer dates with books over dates with strangers?
Prefer dates with books over dates with friends?
Prefer dates with books over dates with your main squeeze?
Prefer dates with books, period?
Fall asleep with a book more than once a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than twice a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than three times a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than four times a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than five times a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than six times a week?
Fall asleep with a book more than seven times a week (c’mon, naps)?
Actually never fall asleep with a book because who has time to sleep when this book needs finishing?
Have one book on your bedside table?
Have two books on your bedside table?
Have three books on your bedside table?
Have a giant stack of books on your bedside table?
Not have a bedside table, just a giant stack of bedside books that act as your bedside table?
Have one bookshelf in your home?
Have two bookshelves in your home?
Have three bookshelves in your home?
Have bookshelves instead of walls in your home?
Not even know what bookshelves are, because your home is entirely made of books?
Have a library card?
Have multiple library cards?
Have multiple library cards because you are wanted at one or more libraries for exorbitant late fees?
Read while at the dinner table?
Read while a friend is talking to you?
Read while walking down the street?
Read while riding your bike?
Read while driving?
Ever laugh out loud while reading a book?
Ever cry while reading a book?
Ever swear under your breath while reading a book?
Ever swear audibly while reading a book?
Ever yell while reading a book?
Ever throw the book you’re reading across the room because WHY?
Ever do number 38 through 43 all while reading the same book?
Ever miss your subway stop because you’re reading a book?
Ever miss your train entirely because you’re reading a book?
Ever call in sick to work so that you can finish a book?
Ever wear headphones (no music) while reading so no one interrupts you?
Ever ask yourself “WWMFC?” (What Would My Favorite Character Do?) when faced with a real-life issue?
Give books instead of advice when a friend comes to you for help?
Have extreme rules for whenever you loan a book to a friend?
Refuse to loan out your books, period?
Have trouble walking past a bookstore
Know all of your local booksellers by name?
Take your paycheck straight to your local bookstore?
Buy books even when you can’t make rent?
Avoid moving at all costs because your library is so large?
Sacrifice all your belongings aside from your books if you ever do end up having to move (probably because of the aforementioned rent thing)?
Feel most at home in a bookstore or library?
Ever fantasize about kidnapping your favorite authors to get them to finish your favorite series (ahem, George R. R. Martin)?
Ever fantasize about kidnapping your favorite authors for other purposes (ahem, Annie Wilkes)?
Get a little tyrannical when it comes to book clubs?
Follow more authors than friends on Twitter?
Not actually use social media because it cuts into your reading time?
Pride yourself on your ability to turn anything into a bookmark?
Carry at least one book on your person at all times?
Ever try to cook meals featured in your favorite books?
Ever wish you could be friends with your favorite character?
Ever wish you could date your favorite character?
Ever dress up as characters of your favorite books?
Always read the book before you see the movie?
Never see the movie because you’re worried it will ruin your perfect imagining of the book?
Judge people by their taste in books?
Sometimes wish that you lived in the fantasy universes of your favorite books instead of in the mundane real world?
Often wish that you lived in the fantasy universes of your favorite books instead of in the mundane real world?
Know in your heart that real world is the fantasy and that the world of your books is true reality?
Get jealous of your local bookstore’s cat?
TAKE THE QUIZ HERE

cheshirelibrary:

How Much Of A Book Addict Are You?

[via Buzzfeed]

DO YOU:

  1. Read more than one book a month?
  2. Read more than one book a week?
  3. Read more than one book a day?
  4. Read more than one book at the same time?
  5. Read more than two books at the same time?
  6. Read more than three books at the same time?
  7. Lose track of the number of books you are reading at the same time?
  8. Prefer dates with books over dates with strangers?
  9. Prefer dates with books over dates with friends?
  10. Prefer dates with books over dates with your main squeeze?
  11. Prefer dates with books, period?
  12. Fall asleep with a book more than once a week?
  13. Fall asleep with a book more than twice a week?
  14. Fall asleep with a book more than three times a week?
  15. Fall asleep with a book more than four times a week?
  16. Fall asleep with a book more than five times a week?
  17. Fall asleep with a book more than six times a week?
  18. Fall asleep with a book more than seven times a week (c’mon, naps)?
  19. Actually never fall asleep with a book because who has time to sleep when this book needs finishing?
  20. Have one book on your bedside table?
  21. Have two books on your bedside table?
  22. Have three books on your bedside table?
  23. Have a giant stack of books on your bedside table?
  24. Not have a bedside table, just a giant stack of bedside books that act as your bedside table?
  25. Have one bookshelf in your home?
  26. Have two bookshelves in your home?
  27. Have three bookshelves in your home?
  28. Have bookshelves instead of walls in your home?
  29. Not even know what bookshelves are, because your home is entirely made of books?
  30. Have a library card?
  31. Have multiple library cards?
  32. Have multiple library cards because you are wanted at one or more libraries for exorbitant late fees?
  33. Read while at the dinner table?
  34. Read while a friend is talking to you?
  35. Read while walking down the street?
  36. Read while riding your bike?
  37. Read while driving?
  38. Ever laugh out loud while reading a book?
  39. Ever cry while reading a book?
  40. Ever swear under your breath while reading a book?
  41. Ever swear audibly while reading a book?
  42. Ever yell while reading a book?
  43. Ever throw the book you’re reading across the room because WHY?
  44. Ever do number 38 through 43 all while reading the same book?
  45. Ever miss your subway stop because you’re reading a book?
  46. Ever miss your train entirely because you’re reading a book?
  47. Ever call in sick to work so that you can finish a book?
  48. Ever wear headphones (no music) while reading so no one interrupts you?
  49. Ever ask yourself “WWMFC?” (What Would My Favorite Character Do?) when faced with a real-life issue?
  50. Give books instead of advice when a friend comes to you for help?
  51. Have extreme rules for whenever you loan a book to a friend?
  52. Refuse to loan out your books, period?
  53. Have trouble walking past a bookstore
  54. Know all of your local booksellers by name?
  55. Take your paycheck straight to your local bookstore?
  56. Buy books even when you can’t make rent?
  57. Avoid moving at all costs because your library is so large?
  58. Sacrifice all your belongings aside from your books if you ever do end up having to move (probably because of the aforementioned rent thing)?
  59. Feel most at home in a bookstore or library?
  60. Ever fantasize about kidnapping your favorite authors to get them to finish your favorite series (ahem, George R. R. Martin)?
  61. Ever fantasize about kidnapping your favorite authors for other purposes (ahem, Annie Wilkes)?
  62. Get a little tyrannical when it comes to book clubs?
  63. Follow more authors than friends on Twitter?
  64. Not actually use social media because it cuts into your reading time?
  65. Pride yourself on your ability to turn anything into a bookmark?
  66. Carry at least one book on your person at all times?
  67. Ever try to cook meals featured in your favorite books?
  68. Ever wish you could be friends with your favorite character?
  69. Ever wish you could date your favorite character?
  70. Ever dress up as characters of your favorite books?
  71. Always read the book before you see the movie?
  72. Never see the movie because you’re worried it will ruin your perfect imagining of the book?
  73. Judge people by their taste in books?
  74. Sometimes wish that you lived in the fantasy universes of your favorite books instead of in the mundane real world?
  75. Often wish that you lived in the fantasy universes of your favorite books instead of in the mundane real world?
  76. Know in your heart that real world is the fantasy and that the world of your books is true reality?
  77. Get jealous of your local bookstore’s cat?

TAKE THE QUIZ HERE

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Sarcophagus with the triumph of Dionysos
Dionysos, better known as Bacchus to the Roman, was the god of wine and festivals. In the relief on the sarcophagus he is stepping into a biga which is drawn by two Indian elephants. In the procession is a large collection of satyrs, meneads and pans. Also his compagnon satyr Ampelos can be seen near the Biga. The marble from which the sarcophagus is made is from the island of Procennesus, in the Sea of Marmara (near Istanbul). 
Roman, Imperial Period, about 215 - 225 AD
Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 

Absolutely beautiful. Had this been done during the Renaissance the artist would still be a household name.

ancientpeoples:

Sarcophagus with the triumph of Dionysos

Dionysos, better known as Bacchus to the Roman, was the god of wine and festivals. In the relief on the sarcophagus he is stepping into a biga which is drawn by two Indian elephants. In the procession is a large collection of satyrs, meneads and pans. Also his compagnon satyr Ampelos can be seen near the Biga. The marble from which the sarcophagus is made is from the island of Procennesus, in the Sea of Marmara (near Istanbul). 

Roman, Imperial Period, about 215 - 225 AD

Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 

Absolutely beautiful. Had this been done during the Renaissance the artist would still be a household name.

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