overheard in the Roman forum

This is a medium-sized temple. But this is a LARGE temple.”

“And then he fell in love with a boy. Well … the homosexual laws … ”

“Some of the emperors were very bad indeed.”

“This is marble intaglio. Do you follow me?” [N.B. Pretty sure there’s no such thing as marble intaglio.]

“There are several triumphant arches here in the Forum.”

“I’ll just be back at the apartment if you need me.”