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Snakes on a …. boat? I don’t think so …

As I was pondering New Year’s Resolutions and the like last night while watching assorted Times Square Events, the gods smiled on me and dumped a ‘made-for-rogueclassicism’ item in my lap. The story was broken by ANSA and really has to be reproduced in full: Italian zoologists have identified three live specimens of the rare […]

January 1, 2016 … the Resolution

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions –I’ve never been quite sure why this particular point of revolving around the sun should have special meaning for changing up something in one’s life — but I think I’ll actually make one anyway in regards to this blog. Over the past couple of years, the workload […]

This Day in Ancient History ~ kalendae ianuariae

[I don’t think I’ve posted this feature on New Year’s Day in a decade] 291 B.C.– dedication of the temple to Aesculapius on the Tiber Island 194 B.C. — dedication of the temple to Vediovis on the Tiber Island 153 B.C.– beginning in this year (if not before) the Consuls would enter office on this date 7 B.C. […]

Repititiationes ~ 12/31/15

Pantheon Vintage: the last big flooding of Rome in 1870! #Pantheon #curiosity #Rome — Pantheon Roma (@pantheon_roma) November 24, 2015 Turkey takes steps to restore Monumentum Ankyranum, Temple of AugustusShow More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ pridie kalendas januarias

pridie kalendas januarias 192 A.D. — death of Commodus; dies imperii of Pertinax 1855 — death of Karl Friedrich Hermann (Classicist and antiquary) 1910 — birth of Jeanne Robert (Hellenist)

Repititiationes ~ 12/30/15

@drzarrow I thought this was the Roman "Spotify"! #Caesarsplaylist — Srta. Testa (@SrtaTesta) December 29, 2015 @drzarrow Look where I spent the day! Took some pics for you! #Merida — Srta. Testa (@SrtaTesta) December 29, 2015 Top find #2 of 2015 is this beautiful wooden bath clog c. AD 120. Amazing preservation at […]

Repititiationes ~ 12/29/15

Guide to San Francisco from Local Arrangements Committee — SCS (@scsclassics) December 29, 2015 The Capone fountain is one of the fountains of #Naples #italy located in the historical center "il mascherone' More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/28/15

@FTKettering possible… — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 28, 2015 Zeno: "sorry I missed your party" Plato: "np" Zeno: "are you gonna ask why?" Plato: "is it because mo–" Zeno: "BECAUSE MOTION IS IMPOSSIBLE" — ExistentialShow More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/27/15

new year's on Olympus — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 27, 2015 Explorator 18.35 ~ December 27, 2015 | Explorator — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 27, 2015Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/26/15

Romans Ruled: Fun poems for kids about Ancient Rome (History For Kids) #ancienthistory — Jansu (@medicalmyths) December 25, 2015 Archaeologists Uncovered Evidence of a Coup in Ancient Greece More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/25/15

Il video promo dell'emozionante corto su #Pompei di Pappi Corsicato. @dariofrance @matteorenzi @ALES_SpA — MiBACT (@MiBACT) December 24, 2015 NORAD is currently tracking the whereabouts of Odysseus's ship. #atreidxmaseve...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/24/15

@Ferrata_Victrix @rogueclassicist my very own #DrHay popina of Sextus Pompeius Amarantus, #Pompeii that served food. — Sophie Hay (@pompei79) December 24, 2015 Ancient Corinth's harbour town of Lechaion excavated. More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/23/15

'A taste of Ancient #Rome' #Food #Cuisine — Ancient History (@ahencyclopedia) December 23, 2015 Happy Saturnalia from Dr. Kaiser and the department! — UE Archaeology (@UEArchaeology) December 22, 2015 New issue of The Journal of Hellenic Studies – Vol. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/22/15

CPF: Classical Association Conference 2017 — SCS (@scsclassics) December 22, 2015 Today's a great day for a trip to the Forum with @SaveRome — AIRC Roman Culture (@AIRomanCulture) December 22, 2015 Something new something old. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/21/15

#latin Quid Audis Nunc? #LatinLanguage — (@LatinDiscussion) December 20, 2015 Roman silver from today's dig. — Metal Detectives (@DetectingDigsUK) December 20, 2015 @rogueclassicist...Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/20/15

The latest @Ancient Warfare magazine podcast is available looking at "The Hittites and their Successors"… — The History Network (@historynetwork) December 20, 2015 Question after reading Brent Shaw's JRS 2015Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/19/15

The whole "safe haven" for antiquities idea isn't new. Also, it was always imperialistic, xenophobic, and racist. — Donna Yates (@DrDonnaYates) December 19, 2015 Gold armband (200BCE) More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/18/15

Our favs: at the tip of Sirmio survives ruin of a large Roman villa: Grotte di Catullo; but not likely Catullus' — BrockU Classics (@brockuclassics) December 18, 2015 Also in the Pergamon museum in Berlin: the propylaea (gateway) to the temple of Athena on Acropolis of Pergamon. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/17/15

Gold openwork hairnet with medallion (200–150BCE) Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York — Ancient Greek Hero (@AncGreekHero) December 17, 2015 This mosaic from a Pergamon palace c. 2nd BC has beautiful garland and above a parrot – note the shadow below bird. Show More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 12/16/15

Graces and Venus dancing before Mars Antonio Canova, 1797 Museo Canova, Rossagno ?@Asamsakti @emanuelaneri14 — Lucia Tassan Mangina (@LuciaTassan) December 15, 2015 this askos c1500BC ???? #mycenaean #greece #aegean...Show More Summary

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