Classical Words of the Day

fugacious (Merriam Webster)
eviternity (OED)
theolepsy (Worthless Word for the Day … actually yesterday’s, I think)



This Day in Ancient History: pridie kalendas junias

pridie kalendas junias

70 A.D. — Titus captures Jerusalem’s outermost wall.

1st century — martyrdom of Petronilla

170 A.D. — martyrdom of Hermias at Cappadocia

1723 — death of William Baxter (grammarian and translator of Latin)