Repititiationes ~ 10/27/15

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659094348651347969

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659104167466803200
http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659104207987998720
http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659112971868729344
http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659113345748967424

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659115349628092416

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659134232086913024

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659135084700766208

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659137828513828864

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/659155175844761600

This Day in Ancient History ~ pridie kalendas novembres

Lucius Cornelius Sulla - a denarius portrait i...
Lucius Cornelius Sulla – a denarius portrait issued by his grandson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

pridie kalendas novembres

  • ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 6) — games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.
  • 286 — martyrdom of Quentin
  • 1995 — death of Jacques Heurgon (Latinist)
  • 2001 — death of Allan Coxon (Parmenides scholar)

Repititiationes ~ 10/26/15

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658753183808909312

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658754225426579456

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658755518090080256
http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658755608838078464

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658786894336172033

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658787345240629248

This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem vii kalendas novembres

ante diem vii kalendas novembres

English: The Bothmer Gallery at the Metropolit...
The Bothmer Gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the rooms dedicated to former curator Dietrich von Bothmer.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
  • ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 1) — games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.
  • 1656 B.C. — Noah enters the ark (this must be Bishop Ussher again)
  • 31 A.D. — suicide of Apicata, wife of the disgraced Praetorian Praefect Sejanus
  • ca 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Lucian and Marcian
  • 1852 — during a “violent storm” at Athens, one of the columns of the “Temple of Jupiter Olympus” was toppled
  • 1917 — birth of Machteld Mellink (archaeologist and staunch advocate against the trade of looted antiquities)
  • 1918 — birth of Dietrich von Bothmer (curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan)
  • 2008 — death of Fr Michele Piccirillo (co founder of the mosaic museum in Jordan)

Repititiationes ~ 10/25/15

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658320754002497536

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658321318589419520

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658408403484602368
http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658408537845055488

http://twitter.com/rogueclassicist/status/658410074608545792