This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii kalendas decembres

ante diem vii kalendas decembres

  • 2348 B.C. — the Great Flood begins (according to someone’s reckoning!)
  • 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Mercurius
  • 251 A.D. — martyrdom of Moses of Rome

… and ten years ago at rogueclassicism, inter alia, we were looking at an interesting votive relief that was coming to auction at the time; we were also pondering the fate of some mosaics found during parking lot construction in Trastevere