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Repititiationes ~ 12/04/15

'The Pythia – Priestess of Ancient #Delphi.' #History #AncientGreece — Ancient History (@ahencyclopedia) December 4, 2015 4 Rep. temples of Largo di Torre Argentina in Campus Martius in Rome = great examples of Victory temples. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ pridie nonas decembres

pridie nonas decembres ca. 235 — martyrdom of Barbara … this has traditionally been a very slow day for Classics … must be connected with exams or something …

Repititiationes ~ 12/03/15

Hey, I'd appreciate shoutout/ RT 4 @AIRomanCulture #saverome benefit @ahencyclopedia @carolemadge @rogueclassicist — Darius Arya (@SaveRome) December 3, 2015 SapphoFest: Friday, December 11, 2-4pm Round tableShow More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/02/15

I finally realize after 20 years teaching – even upper level Latin assessments can be done well without translation — Edward Zarrow (@drzarrow) December 2, 2015 Trends in #Classics: What the Critics are Saying...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/01/15

Israel aims to recreate wines drunk by King David and Jesus, and the…: The new crisp, acidic and mineral whi… — david meadows (@exploratorraw) December 1, 2015 Allerta antiterrorismo a Pompei, il cane Don in cerca...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ kalendas decembres

kalendas decembres rites in honour of Neptune (connected with an altar rededication or a temple dedication?) rites in honour of Pietas near the Circus Flaminius (not much known about this one, apparently) 147 A.D. — Annia Galeria Faustina, wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, is given the title of Augusta 2007 — death of Zeph […]

Repititiationes ~ 11/30/15

2015.11.33: Editorial Note: Augustiniana Varia. Editor James J. O'Donnell, Arizona State… — BMCR (@BMCReview) November 30, 2015 #3p06 1.6 As quaestor, Caesar’s aunt Julia & his wife Cornelia both died. He delivered their eulogies in the Forum. Show More Summary

This Day In Ancient History ~ pridie kalendas decembres

pridie kalendas decembres 406 B.C. — death of Euripides (by one reckoning) 147 A.D. — birth of Annia Galeria Faustina, the daughter of the emperor-to-be Marcus Aurelius 1817 — birth of Theodor Mommsen, Nobel prize winning ancient historian 2004 — death of David Bain (University of Manchester Classicist) 2007 — death of John Strugnell (Dead Sea […]

Repititiationes ~ 11/29/15

Explorator 18.32 ~ November 29, 2015 | Explorator — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 29, 2015 The case of the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife still isn’t closed – The Boston Globe — rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 11/28/15

New Releases: Ancient Books for the Holiday Season! #blackfriday — HistoryoftheAncient (@historyancient) November 28, 2015 Driving away from an erupting volcano in a @fordcanada Fiesta!...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 11/27/15

Excavations of a Roman road adding to the idea of what #AncientRoman towns were like in the UK. #archaeology — MuseumOntArchaeology (@MuseOntArch) November 27, 2015 That feeling when you're social for more than two hours and your brain goes in to nuclear meltdown mode — Sarah Andersen (@SarahCAndersen) November 26, 2015 Finds sorting in […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem v kalendas decembres

ante diem v kalendas decembres 43 B.C. — the lex Titia de triumvirato gave G. Julius Caesar Octavianus, Marcus Antonius, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus the title of triumviri rei publicae constituendae with near-dictatorial powers for a period of five years 8 B.C. — death of the poet Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) ca 110 A.D. — […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem vi kalendas decembres

ante diem vi kalendas decembres 311 — Martyrdom of Peter of Alexandria 1689 — death of Marquard Gude (Classical archaeologist … more of an epigraphist) 1719 — death of John Hudson (Classicist) 1905 — birth of Robert Hamilton (archaeologist … mostly Near Eastern, among other things) 1922 — Howard Carter sees “wonderful things”

Repititiationes ~ 11/25/15

Nereid monument another tomb for a dynast, Xanthos Lysia. Greek artisans offer temple/tomb blending. #2p34 — Nadine Brundrett (@BrundrettNadine) November 25, 2015 Nereid monument decorated with reliefs show king Arbinas’ local conquests. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 11/24/15

Use it in a sentence… — Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) November 24, 2015 @HellenicMuseum @DimitriNakassis @FieldMuseum but don't you dare take photos! — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 24, 2015...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem viii kalendas decembres

ante diem viii kalendas decembres 29/30 A.D. — partial solar eclipse in the eastern Mediterranean which is sometimes associated with the crucifixion 62 A.D. — death of the satirist Aulus Persius Flaccus (source?) 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Felicissimus and Firmina 1785 — birth of August Boeckh (one of those old time German philologists who live […]

Repititiationes ~ 11/23/15

Huge & exciting news for the History program a & the Arts Faculty — Louise A. Hitchcock (@ashlarblocks) November 23, 2015 Roman villa TWICE the size of Lullingstone's unearthed in Otford | Sevenoaks ChronicleShow More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem ix kalendas decembres

ante diem ix kalendas decembres 534 B.C. — Thespis wins ‘best actor’ at the first City Dionysia (? I’m inferring from strange claims in Wikipedia here … it’s a slow TDIAH day) ca. 101 — martyrdom (?) of Clement I 1852 — birth of Charles Graux (French Classicist … see Melanges Graux for a biography) […]

Repititiationes ~ 11/22/15

A Don’s Life: A Museum of Socialist Art — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 22, 2015 Laudator Temporis Acti: Beatus Vir — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 22, 2015Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem x kalendas decembres

c. 70 A.D. — martyrdom of Philemon and Apphia c. 117 A.D. — martyrdom of Cecilia 1817  — according to Wikipedia, Frédéric Cailliaud discovered the Roman emerald mines at Sikait on this date (but I can’t track down their sources) 1891 — birth of Victor Ehrenberg (Solon to Socrates, among others) 1909 — birth of Allan […]

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