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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 — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) October 17, 2015 Vertumus y Pomona Charles Victoire Moench 1784-1867 — 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! — Aven (@AvenSarah) October 16, 2015 Join us Oct. 17/18 for BIG weekend of Archaeology @ROMtoronto! More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xvii kalendas novembres

ante diem xvii kalendas novembres 1854 — birth of Oscar Wilde 1861 — birth of J.B. Bury, author of History of the Later Roman Empire, among other ‘standard’ texts 1997 — death of Plotinus scholar Arthur Armstrong

Repititiationes ~ 10/15/15

#TouristicDissonance 1: After initial surge in visitors, #Morgantina & its goddess are a flop — bad roads to blame? — Justin Walsh (@jstpwalsh) October 15, 2015 #TouristicDissonance 2: A new website will be unveiled...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ idus octobres

idus octobres festival of Jupiter — all ides were sacred to Jupiter Rite of the ‘October Horse’ — one of the many rituals which makes the study of Roman religion so fascinating. On this day a race between two-horse chariots would be held in the Campus Martius, and the right hand horse of the victorious […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/14/15

@ancientwarfare Perhaps dating to the Bellum Germanicum of Nero Claudius Drusus. — Lindsay Powell (@Lindsay_Powell) October 14, 2015 Curious: can anyone scrape the 110,000 entries in the Beazley Archive Pottery Database? Would love to know % of pieces with findspot. Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ pridie idus octobres

pridie idus octobres rites in honour of the Penates Dei — the Penates Dei were originally the penates who watched over the storehouse of the king (when Rome had such, obviously); at some point, the Penates Dei came to be identified with Castor and Pollux, but they still had a temple under their own name […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/13/15

@CarlyASilver true… But there might have been some non weapons grade version before or something similar — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) October 13, 2015 2015.10.17: Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen, Cretan Cities: Formation...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem iii idus octobres

ante diem iii idus octobres Fontinalia — a festival in honour of the divinity Fons, who presided over springs and wells; such sources of water were festooned with garlands for the occasion 54 A.D. — death of the emperor Claudius, purportedly succumbing to a plate of poisoned mushrooms dished up by his niece/wife Agrippina; dies […]

Repititiationes ~ 10/12/15

Seriously, if the British Museum can loan large Parthenon sculptures to Russia but not fragments in storage to Athens, they're kinda docks. — Dorothy Lobel King (@DorothyKing) October 11, 2015 Curriculum and dates for 2016 field school...Show More Summary

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem iv idus octobres

ante diem iv idus octobres 19 B.C. — Augustus returns from various eastern campaigns 166 A.D. — co-emperor Lucius Verus celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Persians; future emperor Commodus is given the rank of Caesar 2006 — death of Wendell Werner Clausen (Harvard)

Repititiationes ~ 10/11/15

[artifact history … why does there seem to be no concern?] The newly discovered tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) October 11, 2015 Explorator 18.25 ~ October 15, 2015 | Explorator More Summary

Repititiationes ~ 10/10/15

Next week! @SavingMesAynak plays the @yale_himalaya Initiative Oct. 17th! I'll be there! — Brent E. Huffman (@Brent_Huffman) October 10, 2015 Next Wednesday in Rome: #Morgantina 1955–2015. Show More Summary

Quotable: The Poetic Benefits of Latin

Frances Myatt in the Guardian, inter alia: While drama also taught me the various names used to describe the form and structure of poetry, it was Latin that really taught me how poetry worked. It was in Latin lessons that we studied in detail why that word was next to that one, how having a […]

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… — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 9, 2015 Floor tiles in #Ephesus, It is located on the coast of Ionia.#Turkey. — 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 — Jeffrey Becker (@servilius_ahala) October 8, 2015 2015.10.11: Anthony Kaldellis, The Byzantine Republic. People and Power in New Rome… — BMCR (@BMCReview) October 8, 2015 Traditionally, Roman hosts gave xenia presents to guests. Show More Summary

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