Classical Words of the Day

  • cahoots ( … maybe)
  • kaput (Merriam-Webster … not really, but I bet I’m not the only one who thought it was)
  • naology (OED)


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v idus novembres

ante diem v idus novembres

  • ludi Plebeii (day 6) — the Jupiterfest continues
  • 2348 B.C. — the Great Flood began (according to Polyhistor)
  • 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Orestes in Cappadocia