This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xii kalendas sextilias

ante diem xii kalendas sextilias

  • Lucaria (day 2) — second day of a festival held in a grove somewhere between the Via Salaria and the Tiber (few details are known about this one)
  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 2)– games vowed in conjunction with a temple to Venus Genetrix by Julius Caesar at Pharsalus
  • 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome (day 4)
  • 2nd century A.D. — martyrdom of Praxides
  • 204 A.D. — martyrdom of Zoticus
  • 273 A.D. — martyrdom of Julia  and Justus of Troyes

Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 7/21/14

  • 2014.07.19:  Claus Ambos, Lorenzo Verderame, Approaching Rituals in Ancient Cultures. Questioni di rito: rituali come fonte di conoscenza delle religione e delle concezioni del mondo nelle culture antiche. Proceedings of the conference, November 28-30, 2011, Roma. Rivista degli Studi Orientali, nuova serie, 86, supplemento no 2.
  • 2014.07.18:  Carl Nylander, Börje Blomé, Lars Karlsson, Angela Bizzarro, Giuseppe Tilia, Stefano Tilia and Alessandro Tilia, San Giovenale, vol. 5, fasc. 1: The Borgo. Excavating an Etruscan Quarter: Architecture and Stratigraphy. Skrifter utgivna av Svenska Institutet i Rom, 4, 26:5,1.
  • 2014.07.17:  Gregory Nagy, The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours. Cambridge, MA;
  • 2014.07.16:  Ken Dark, Ferudun Özgümüş​, Constantinople: Archaeology of a Byzantine Megapolis. Final Report on the Istanbul Rescue Archaeology Project 1998-2004.