Classical Words of the Day

ingeminate (
cephalic (OED)

… and your daily dose of latinitas:

… a bit of a light Friday …

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem viii kalendas junias

ante diem viii kalendas junias

rites in honour of Fortuna Publica Populi Romani Quiritium Primigeniaon the Quirinal hill
585 B.C. — Thales possibly predicted the eclipse on this day

535 B.C. — the foundations for the Second Temple at Jerusalem were begun

302 A.D. — martyrdom of Julius of Durostorum and companions