TOC | Mouseion

In the latest Mouseion:

  • Elephants, Alexander and the Indian Campaign
    Michael B. Charles
  • The Rules of Gift-Exchange: Catullus 12, 13, & 14
    Aven McMaster
  • Temples and Priests of Sol in the City of Rome
    Steven Hijmans
  • Dogs, Vines, and the Invention of Wine (Hecataeus 1 F 15 FGrHist)
    R. Drew Griffith

+ Varia and Book Reviews.

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Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews

  • 2013.04.38:  Gabrielle Frija, Les Prêtres des empereurs: le culte impérial civique dans la province romaine d’Asie. Histoire. bmcr2
  • 2013.04.37:  Angela Maria Andrisano, Ritmo, parola, immagine: il teatro classico e la sua tradizione. Atti del Convegno Internazionale e Interdottorale (Ferrara, 17-18 dicembre 2009). Dionysus ex machina.
  • 2013.04.36:  Bonnie Maclachlan, Women in Ancient Greece: A Sourcebook. Bloomsbury sources in ancient history.
  • 2013.04.35:  Gerard O’Daly, Days Linked by Song: Prudentius’ Cathemerinon.
  • 2013.04.34:  Jacques Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen: Selected Papers. Studies in ancient medicine, 40.
  • 2013.04.33:  Pascal Payen, Les revers de la guerre en Grèce ancienne: histoire et historiographie. L’Antiquité au présent.
  • 2013.04.32:  T. M. Hickey, Wine, Wealth, and the State in Late Antique Egypt: The House of Apion at Oxyrhynchus. New texts from ancient cultures.
  • 2013.04.31:  Calum Alasdair Maciver, Quintus Smyrnaeus’ Posthomerica: Engaging Homer in Late Antiquity. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 343.
  • 2013.04.30:  Eugene Garver, Aristotle’s Politics: Living Well and Living Together.
  • 2013.04.29:  Howard J. Curzer, Aristotle and the Virtues.
  • 2013.04.28:  Rachel Feig Vishnia, Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero: Society, Government, and Voting. Routledge studies in ancient history, 3.

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xi kalendas maias

ante diem xi kalendas maias

  • Parilia (a.k.a. Palilia) — originally a festival in honour of Pales (who protected shepherds and their flock), it eventually evolved — in the city of Rome, at least — into a ‘birthday of Rome’ celebration
  • 753 B.C. — traditional date for the foundation of Rome
  • 43 B.C. — pro-Caesarian forces “under” Octavian defeat the forces of Marcus Antonius at Mutina
  • 47 A.D. — Claudius celebrates the ludi Saeculares (?)
  • 148 A.D. — Antoninus Pius celebrates the 900th anniversary of Rome
  • 248 A.D. — Philip Arabus celebrates the 1000th anniversary of Rome