Classical Words of the Day


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii kalendas octobres

ante diem vii kalendas octobres

2nd century A.D. — martyrdom of Herculanus

233 A.D. — the emperor Severus Alexander celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Persians

1808 — death of Richard Porson

1931 — death of Ulrich von Wilamovitz-Moellendorff