This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem ix kalendas decembres

Programme from the original run of Thespis by ...
Programme from the original run of Thespis by Gilbert and Sullivan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ante diem ix kalendas decembres

  • 534 B.C. — Thespis wins ‘best actor’ at the first City Dionysia (? I’m inferring from strange claims in Wikipedia here … it’s a slow TDIAH day)
  • ca. 101 — martyrdom (?) of Clement I
  • 1852 — birth of Charles Graux (French Classicist … see Melanges Graux for a biography)
  • 1927 — birth of Guy Davenport (translator of Sappho and assorted others)

Repititiationes ~ 11/22/15

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