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Filed Under:History / Ancient History
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Archived Since:February 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Roman Golf Origins?

Something that has popped up on a semi-regular basis (usually in the context of one of golf’s majors) is a claim that golf can be traced back to the Romans. Most recently it’s popped up at the News.Az site in an article that begins: Some historians trace the sport back to the Roman game of […]

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem x kalendas Augustas

 ante diem x kalendas Augustas Neptunalia — an obscure festival (obscure in the sense that we really don’t know what went on) in honour of Neptune ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 4) 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome (day 6) 79 A.D. — martyrdom of Apollinaris 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Phocas the Gardener

Podcast: Drunk Archaeology, Episode 1: Pompeii | DrunkArchaeology

@DrunkArchaeology Drunk Archaeology, Episode 1: Pompeii [noted in passing: Pompeii as the Kim Kardashian of Roman sites is going to be the top of my hit parade for a while] [noted in passing 2... since this is the first episode, you probably need a warning about NSFW language, but this is definitely worth listening to; […]

CONF: How to Do Things with History: A Conference in Honor of Paul Cartledge | Society for Classical Studies

@Society for Classical Studies CONF: How to Do Things with History: A Conference in Honor of Paul Cartledge

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