Classical Words of the Day

Latinitas:

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v kalendas quinctilias

ante diem v kalendas quinctilias

Dancing Lare holding a rhyton and a patera. Br...

Dancing Lare holding a rhyton and a patera. Bronze statuette, first century AD. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

rites in honour of the Lares

after 294 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Jupiter Stator on the Palatine (and subsequent rites thereafter)

ca. 1st century A.D. — martyrdom of Crescens