Rose Williams is hosting a free webinar today … as described at the Bolchazy Carducci site:
This webinar examines the central position of the Latin language and classical ideas in the Hispanic New World. Historical, architectural, and cultural Roman contributions, as well as Latin literature written in and about the New World, will be discussed. Participants will be encouraged to comment on the material offered and its application to Latin, History and Civilization studies.
It runs from 6:00-7:00 (Eastern) … register at the bottom of B-C’s Webinar page.
ante diem xi kalendas junias
Herma (Photo credit: mmarftrejo)
415 B.C. — The “mutilation of the herms” occurs, which would briefly delay the launching of the Sicilian Expedition (by one reckoning)
337 A.D. — death of Constantine I
Laudator Temporis Acti: Two Little Houses.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: Saint’s Day: Constantine’s Mother.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: Myth Monday – The King and the Harpies.
About.com Ancient / Classical History: Major Events in the Trojan War.
American Philological Association: APA Blog : Message from the President – May 2012.
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