Blog Profile / Rogue Classicism


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This Day in Ancient History ~

ante diem vii kalendas novembres ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 1) — games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C. 1656 B.C. — Noah enters the ark (this must be Bishop Ussher again) 31 A.D. — suicide of Apicata, wife of the disgraced Praetorian Praefect Sejanus ca 250 A.D. […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/25/15

Augustus Jules Bouvier – Ready for the Dance pic.twitter.com/A1TaViHaGL — ????????? Persephón? (@presademi) October 23, 2015 The race between Iliad and Odyssey is evening out, but which will win..? https://t.co/JbITXyv65b — The Classics...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem viii kalendas novembres

ante diem viii kalendas novembres 322 B.C. — death of Demosthenes (by one reckoning) 237 A.D. — martyrdom of Daria and Chrysanthus 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Minias 286 A.D. — martyrdom of twin saints Crispin and Crispian 1908 —  death of Lewis Campbell (Classicist) 2000 — death of John S. Morrison (the Classicist behind […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/24/15

Roman Shoes discovered during excavations at a Fort of the Antonine Wall_Scotland pic.twitter.com/qnlJfJmU7W — Roman History (@romanhistory1) October 23, 2015 Alcantara Bridge_Roman_Spain_Built during the Reign of Trajan (98 – 117) pic.twitter.com/BfLYqKzy8e...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~

ante diem ix kalendas novembres 31 A.D. — execution of Strabo, son of the Praetorian Praefect L. Aelius Sejanus 51 A.D. — birth of the future emperor T. Flavius Domitianus, better known as Domitian 69 A.D. — forces loyal to Vespasian defeat those of Vitellius in the Second Battle of Bedriacum (not sure how the […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/23/15

Bravo U Texas Classics, for your collective statement opposing the carrying of guns on campus. https://t.co/AQvMVFhYnf — Tim Whitmarsh (@Twhittermarsh) October 23, 2015 2015.10.27: Cinzia Bearzot, Franca Landucci (ed.), Studi sull'epitome di Giustino, I. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem x kalendas novembres

ante diem x kalendas novembres 64 B.C. — birth of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (maybe) 42 B.C. — the forces of Marcus Antonius and Octavian defeat those of Cassius and Brutus in the second Battle of Phillipi; Brutus subsequently commited suicide 12 A.D. — the future emperor Tiberius celebrates a triumph for his victories in Pannonia and Dalmatia […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/22/15

@pompei79 maybe it's just lingering in my brain but cf https://t.co/8TQPiQHUHd — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) October 22, 2015 Dear @Discovery, what is this "early Christian campaign against pagan art" you refer to? 'Cuz it's not history. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xi kalendas novembres

ante diem xi kalendas novembres 4004 B.C. — 9.00 a.m. … according to Bishop Ussher, God created the universe 50 B.C. — the ‘Civil War’ between Pompey and Caesar began (not sure where this one comes from) 1915 — Birth of Barbara Craig (Classical archaeologist) 2000 — death of H.D. Jocelyn (The Tragedies of Ennius) […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/21/15

2015.10.26: Sandrine Dubel, Sophie Gotteland, Formes et genres du dialogue antique. Scripta… https://t.co/p7P1f8wwkX — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 21, 2015 See the Entire Iliad Read by 66 Actors. https://t.co/KgyJAeztdW pic.twitter.com/VYIb7QFTcg...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xii kalendas novembres

ante diem xii kalendas novembres 1558 – death of Julius Caesar Scaliger  

Repititiationes ~ 10/20/15

2015.10.24: Mauro Bonazzi, Il platonismo. Piccola biblioteca Einaudi. Mappe, 56. Torino… https://t.co/Eej1BClxMc — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 20, 2015 #exhibition Nea Paphos: 50 Years of Polish Excavations, 1965-2015' at the #Cyprus Museum...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~

ante diem xiii kalendas novembres 480 B.C. — Battle of Salamis (one reckoning; seems a bit late) 127 A.D. — ludi votivi decennales pro salute Augusti c. 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Maximus of Aquila 1524 — death of Thomas Linacre … “the best Greek and Latin scholar of his age” 1952 — death of […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/19/15

'Sifting Through the Dirt to Uncover the Temple Mount’s Secrets.' http://t.co/3yYU2Iw9L8 #TempleMount #Israel pic.twitter.com/yQzmttOTX2 — Ancient History (@ahencyclopedia) October 19, 2015 2,000 Year Old Roman Boat Found at Bottom of...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xiv kalendas novembres

ante diem xiv kalendas novembres Armilustrium — a festival in honour of Mars which officially (it seems) brought the campaigning season to an end. The Salii (the dancing priests of Mars) were likely heavily involved with their characteristic dance and with the storage of their figure eight shields. A lustratio (purification ritual) also took place […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/18/15

A Punic Pegasus: Sicilian dekadrachm from the 1st Punic War (ca. 264-260) with the legend B'RST (in the land?) pic.twitter.com/5TlaDrxr3I — Edward Zarrow (@drzarrow) October 18, 2015 Not everyone's interested in philosophy, Socrates…. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xv kalendas novembres

ante diem xv kalendas novembres 48 B.C. — Octavian dons his toga virilis 17 A.D. — restoration of the Temple of Janus at the Theatre of Marcellus (and associated rites thereafter) 31 A.D. — Execution of the commander of the Praetorian Guard, Lucius Aelius Sejanus, after revelation of his activities against the emperor Tiberius. 33 […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/17/15

Come be an explorer in the Roman galleries! #FNLROM pic.twitter.com/lvm5v3doqH — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) October 17, 2015 Vertumus y Pomona Charles Victoire Moench 1784-1867 pic.twitter.com/PaszbcJvLC — marialo (@lovalh) October 16, 2015 Kampyr Tepe, one of the cities founded by Alexander the Great in Bactria. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xvi kalendas novembres

ante diem xvi kalendas novembres 33 A.D. — death of Agrippina the Elder c. 107 — martyrdom of Ignatius of Antioch

Repititiationes ~ 10/16/15

It’s #DictionaryDay?! Then I should post my Oxford Latin Dictionary unboxing, shouldn’t I! https://t.co/LGrU575rYd — Aven (@AvenSarah) October 16, 2015 Join us Oct. 17/18 for BIG weekend of Archaeology @ROMtoronto! http://t.co/xumLMZ0ePu...Show More Summary

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