This Day in Ancient History: ante diem ix kalendas octobres

ante diem ix kalendas octobres

rites in honour of Latona at the Theatre of Marcellus

Mercatus — those cupboards must have been really empty!

484 B.C. — Birth of Euripides (?)

480 B.C. — Athenian naval forces under Themistocles defeat Xerxes’ Persian force in the narrows of Salamis (one reckoning)

63 B.C. — birth of Octavius, the future emperor Augustus

25 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Neptune (and associated rites thereafter)

23 B.C. — restoration of the temple of Apollo in the Campus Martius (and associated rites thereafter)

117 A.D. — martyrdom of Thecla

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Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews

  • 2012.09.46:  Thomas Bénatouïl, Mauro Bonazzi, Theoria, Praxis, and the Contemplative Life after Plato and Aristotle. Philosophia Antiqua, 131.
  • 2012.09.45:  J.S. Richardson, Augustan Rome 44 BC to AD 14: the Restoration of the Republic and The Establishment of the Empire. The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome.
  • 2012.09.44:  Néstor-Luis Cordero, Parmenides, Venerable and Awesome (Plato, Theaetetus 183e). Proceedings of the international symposium, Buenos Aires, October 29-November 2, 2007.
  • 2012.09.43:  Laura Danile, La ceramica grigia di Efestia dagli inizi dell’età del ferro all’alto-arcaica. Monografie della Scuola archeologica di Atene e delle missioni italiane in Oriente, XX, 2/1.
  • 2012.09.42:  Christophe Cusset, Cyclopodie: édition critique et commentée de l’Idylle VI de Théocrite, Collection de la maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, 46, Série littéraire et philosophique, 15.
  • 2012.09.41:  Sophie Minon, Dion de Pruse. Ilion n’a pas été prise: Discours troyen 11. La roue à livres, 61.
  • 2012.09.40:  Emanuel Mayer, The Ancient Middle Classes: Urban Life and Aesthetics in the Roman Empire, 100 BCE-250 CE.
  • 2012.09.39:  Felix Arnold, Alexandra Busch, Rudolf Haensch, Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt, ForschungsCluster 3. Orte der Herrschaft: Charakteristika von antiken Machtzentren. Menschen – Kulturen – Traditionen, Bd 3.
  • 2012.09.38:  James Ker, A Seneca Reader: Selections from Prose and Tragedy. BC Latin readers.
  • 2012.09.37:  Response: Ambrosini on Mastrocinque on Ambrosini.
  • 2012.09.36:  Diego E. Machuca, New Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism. Philosophia Antiqua 126.
  • 2012.09.35:  Karin Mayet, Chrysipps Logik in Ciceros philosophischen Schriften. Classica Monacensia 41.
  • 2012.09.34:  Alan Bowman, Andrew Wilson, Settlement, Urbanization, and Population. Oxford studies on the Roman economy.
  • 2012.09.33:  Matthew Reynolds, The Poetry of Translation: from Chaucer and Petrarch to Homer and Logue.