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This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem vi idus octobres

ante diem vi idus octobres rites in honour of Juno Moneta — apparently commemorating a restoration of the temple vowed by M. Furius Camillus in 345 B.C.; the epithet ‘moneta’ possible recognized Juno’s role in goading the sacred geese to wake everyone up during the Gallic sack of Rome ludi Augustales scaenici (day 6 — […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/09/15

2015.10.14: Pierre Briant, Darius in the Shadow of Alexander (translated by Jane Marie Todd… http://t.co/ajibP2QilM — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 9, 2015 Floor tiles in #Ephesus, It is located on the coast of Ionia.#Turkey. pic.twitter.com/AiIMvrI8JI — MARTIN O. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem vii idus octobres

ante diem vii idus octobres rites in honour of Genius Publicus rites in honour of Fausta Felicitas rites in honour of Venus Victrix ludi Augustales scaenici (day 5 — from 11-19 A.D. and post 23 A.D.) ludi Augustales scaenici (day 7 — from 19-23 A.D.) 28 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Apollo on […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/08/15

Cronache dall`antichità: Il divo Augusto – Rai Storia http://t.co/WhxGUwJruL — Jeffrey Becker (@servilius_ahala) October 8, 2015 2015.10.11: Anthony Kaldellis, The Byzantine Republic. People and Power in New Rome… http://t.co/NUXJwjPcDW — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 8, 2015 Traditionally, Roman hosts gave xenia presents to guests. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem viii idus octobres

ante diem viii idus octobres 319/318 B.C. ~ Wikipedia’s date for the birth of Pyrrhus of Epirus (source?) ludi Augustales scaenici (day 4 — from 11-19 A.D. and post 23 A.D.) ludi Augustales scaenici (day 6 — from 19-23 A.D.)

Repititiationes ~ 10/7/15

If you read one thing today about conflict antiquities, Syria, and ISIL, read this PDF from the State Dept.: https://t.co/YKD9swnPHs #proof — Andrew Reinhard (@adreinhard) October 6, 2015 #Latin verb conjugations chart by http://t.co/ON6JCxh7QW #LatinResources...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~

nonas octobres rites in honour of Jupiter Fulgur — the deity who was responsible for daytime lightning was worshipped at a shrine in the Campus Martius rites in honour of Juno Quiritis — a divinity possibly originally from Falerii and brought to Rome by evocatio in 241 B.C. was also worshipped at a shrine in […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/06/15

2015.10.05: Antonio La Penna, Rodolfo Funari, C. Sallusti Crispi Historiae I: fragmenta 1.1… http://t.co/8gwdxrhadh — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 6, 2015 2015.10.06: Thomas Van Nortwick, Late Sophocles: The Hero's Evolution in Electra… http://t.co/TucHICkc1P — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 6, 2015 It's pretty much neck & neck — I guess the OLD and Lewis & Short have the […]

This Day in Ancient History ~

pridie nonas octobres ludi Augustales scaenici (day 2 — from 11-19 A.D. and post 23 A.D.) — — festival in honour of Augustus involving primarily mime and pantomime theatrical displays ludi Augustales scaenici (day 4 — from 19-23 A.D.) 105 B.C. — the Cimbri inflict a massive defeat on Roman legions at Arausio 68 B.C. […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/05/15

Hear The Epic of Gilgamesh Read in the Original Akkadian & Enjoy the Sounds of Mesopotamia http://t.co/oWmy1x6BwR pic.twitter.com/m5QL0KBQF8 — Open Culture (@openculture) October 5, 2015 Bradley's Arnold Question Thread http://t.co/kxrxna4qMu...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ iii nonas octobres

iii nonas octobres mundus patet – the mundus was a ritual pit which had a sort of vaulted cover on it. Three times a year the Romans removed this cover (August 24, Oct. 5 and November 8) at which time the gates of the underworld were considered to be opened and the manes (spirits of […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/04/15

Saving the Villa of the Mysteries http://t.co/Rzq5JPcwlh #ancient #history — LatinD.com (@LatinDiscussion) October 4, 2015 In praise of the British School at Rome. http://t.co/EoL8D1Lex8 — The Classics Library (@stephenjenkin) October 4, 2015 @DorothyKing I was trying to see if the panel in the wall behind (in the painting) was it… I don't think so — rogueclassicist […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem iii kalendas octobres

ante diem iii kalendas octobres 106 B.C. — birth of Gnaeus Pompeius 61 B.C. — Pompey celebrates his third triumph in recognition of his victories in the Third Mithridatic War 48 B.C. — Pompeius Magnus, in the wake of his defeat at Pharsalus, is murdered as he steps ashore in Egypt (another possible date … […]

Repititationes ~ 09/28/15

2015.09.44: Coulter H. George, Expressions of Time in Ancient Greek. Cambridge Classical… http://t.co/jW5wtSosZo — BMCR (@BMCReview) September 28, 2015 Emeritus Professor Richard Green receiving his Order of Australia award in London...Show More Summary

Speaking of Pompey’s Murder …

As part of our ‘Grand Tour’ this summer, our relatives took us to the Chateau  de Modave, which is in the province of Liege in Belgium and is a fine example of what the ‘second’ and ‘third’ tier nobility of the Renaissance would have enjoyed as a country house. Amongst several items of Classical interest […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem iv kalendas octobres

ante diem iv kalendas octobres 48 B.C. — Pompeius Magnus, in the wake of his defeat at Pharsalus, is murdered as he steps ashore in Egypt

Reptitiationes ~ 09/27/15

Explorator 18.23 ~ September 27, 2015 | Explorator https://t.co/3tWu3IW78r — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) September 27, 2015 Available: Postumus Cologne RIC 80 Providentia Ch VF (EB-4470) http://t.co/jIy6GOFv29 pic.twitter.com/aIukdFEQht...Show More Summary

About Our Header Image: Sirens vs Muses

One of my favourite images from antiquity that I’ve come across long ago became the ‘official’ header image of rogueclassicism (scroll to the top of the page if you’ve never seen it). It comes from a sarcophagus currently in the Metrolpolitan Museum and depicts an incident mentioned in Pausanias (via Perseus): On the market-place of […]

Sixth Century B.C. Domus on the Quirinal

This story is actually a week or so old, but I had to do some investigating … the source for most of the coverage appears to be a report in ANSA; an excerpt: […] The sixth-century BC abode had a rectangular layout most likely divided into two rooms, on a tufa stone base and with […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xiv kalendas octobres

ante diem xiv kalendas octobres ludi Romani (day 14) 31 A.D. — execution of Sejanus (still not sure about that one     53 A.D. (?) — birth of the future emperor Trajan 96 A.D. — murder of the emperor Domitian; dies imperii of the emperor Nerva 1709 — Birth of Samuel Johnson

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