This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xi kalendas novembres

Column of Julius Caesar, where he addressed hi...

Column of Julius Caesar, where he addressed his army to march on Rome and start the Civil War, Rimini, Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) [more info needed on this, I think]

ante diem xi kalendas novembres

  • 4004 B.C. — 9.00 a.m. … according to Bishop Ussher, God created the universe
  • 50 B.C. — the ‘Civil War’ between Pompey and Caesar began (not sure where this one comes from)
  • 1915 — Birth of Barbara Craig (Classical archaeologist)
  • 2000 — death of H.D. Jocelyn (The Tragedies of Ennius)
  • 2000 — death of John Kent (numismatist)
  • 2013 — death of Elizabeth Frances Jones (Classicist)
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