This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem xv kalendas februarias

ante diem xv kalendas februarias

  • Ludi Palatini (day 2) — the theatrefest continues
  • 52 B.C. — murder of Publius Clodius Pulcher
    The Very Rev. Henry George Liddell. Caption re...

    The Very Rev. Henry George Liddell. Caption read “Christchurch”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    near Bovillae

  • 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Moseus
  • 749 A.D. — a tsunami hits Caesarea Maritima following a devastating earthquake, with all sorts of archaeological implications
  • 1898 — death of H.G. Liddell (Greek lexicographer and father of Alice-in-wonderland)
  • 1918 — birth of Jakko Suolahti (The Roman Censors)
  • 1993 — death of Constantine Trypanis (Greek Classicist)
  • 2001 — death of Robert Coleman (philologist and Classical scholar)
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