Tag Archives: Pompey

Of Cats and Caesar and City Limits

I suspect a few of you are cat lovers.  Check out The History Blog for a piece about cats in Rome and the crazy people who take care of them.
At the end of that piece is – oddly – something … Continue reading

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The Ides of March. Wherein Fr. Z rambles aimlessly and eventually comes full-circle.

Today has been known as the Ides of March for a very long time.
In the Roman way of keeping time with a calendar, days of the month were reckoned from fixed points… which weren’t completely fixed. Every Roman month had … Continue reading

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