Classical Words of the Day

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… and Greek:

… and for grammar mavens in general:


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiv kalendas quinctilias

ante diem xiv kalendas quinctilias

64 A.D. — Great Fire at Rome, which was later blamed on Christians (according to someone’s reckoning … more likely in July?)

c. 135 A.D. — martyrdom of Hypatius