ThysdrusRoman Coliseum of El-Jem

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Thursday, September 29, 2005

ElJem Que J'Aime


This is a picture I came across reading a nice tunisian blog, toon-c, whom I hope won't be upset and just forgive me for having used it without his prior permission. Anyway the reason I am posting it here is mainly because I found it really unique, I like in fact the colour of the Colisseum which, indeed, makes our dear italian neighbours somehow envious when they visit ElJem. Well I wonder if the old man in the picture, whom I personally know, is aware that his pic is posted on a blog and as a matter of fact it could travel around the world, good for him!

5 Comments:

Blogger toon-c said...

Hi Thysdrus,

My blog avatar belongs to David Byrne.

(http://www.davidbyrne.plus.com/Stills/stills.html)

I found it by searching "tunisian" using Google image search.

3:44 AM  
Blogger Hannibal said...

Hi Hannibal :)

Thank you very much for the clarification!

9:35 AM  
Blogger toon-c said...

Oops !

I thought your name was Thysdrus ..

Can you please tell me what does the word 'Thysdrus' mean ?

9:51 AM  
Blogger Hannibal said...

No worries :)

well Thysdrus is the ancient name of today's city of ElJem

Hannibal

3:33 PM  
Blogger Roumi said...

@Hannibal : j'├ętais heureux de voir cette photo d'"El Jem que j'aime"...

4:23 AM  

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