Classical Words of the Day

daunt (Wordsmith)
pulverulent (OED)



This Day in Ancient History: idus junias

idus junias

Quinquatrus minusculae (day 1)

? — dedication of a Temple of Jupiter Invictus (and associated rites thereafter)

323 B.C.– death of Alexander the Great after a brief illness (according to one reckoning)

40 A.D. — birth of Gnaeus Julius Agricola

313 A.D. — Edict of Toleration of Licinius