This Day in Ancient History ~

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Michael Rostovtzeff (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ante diem xiii kalendas novembres

  • 480 B.C. — Battle of Salamis (one reckoning; seems a bit late)
  • 127 A.D. — ludi votivi decennales pro salute Augusti
  • c. 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Maximus of Aquila
  • 1524 — death of Thomas Linacre … “the best Greek and Latin scholar of his age”
  • 1952 — death of Michael Rostovtzeff (author of The Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire and the Social and Economic History of the Hellenistic World among other things)

Repititiationes ~ 10/19/15