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Announcing that the September, 2009, issue — Volume XXII, No. 2 — of the _CSA Newsletter_ is now available at http://csanet.org/newsletter/#fall09

"Managing the Content of AutoCADŽ Models with Layers"
Two views from two sets of needs — and a hybrid. (Paul Blomerus and Harrison Eiteljorg, II)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0901.html

"Review of the Kindle 2"
A new version deserves a new look. (Jocelyn Penny Small)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0902.html

Web Site Review: Review of The Virtual Museum of Iraq
A superb site with a problem pedigree. (Jack Cheng)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0903.html

Web Site Review: The Internet History Sourcebooks Project
A very helpful site for students — and those who teach them. (Susan C. Jones)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0904.html

"Susan C. Jones, With Thanks"
"Thank you" is woefully inadequate. (Harrison Eiteljorg, II)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0905.html

"Presenting Project Photographs on the Web"
Archiving and serving project photographs should not be this complicated. (Harrison Eiteljorg, II)
http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall09/nlf0906.html

This Day in Ancient History: pridie nonas octobres

pridie nonas octobres

  • ludi Augustales scaenici (day 2 — from 11-19 A.D. and post 23 A.D.) — – festival in honour of Augustus involving primarily mime and pantomime theatrical displays
  • ludi Augustales scaenici (day 4 — from 19-23 A.D.)
  • 105 B.C. — the Cimbri inflict a massive defeat on Roman legions at Arausio
  • 68 B.C. — Romans under Lucullus defeat the Armenians under Tigranes II at Artaxata (according to one reckoning) …
  • 175 A.D. — martyrdom of Sagar in Phrygia