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Eodem anno Frisii, transrhenanus populus, pacem exuere, nostra magis avaritia quam obsequii impatientes. tributum iis Drusus iusserat modicum pro angustia rerum, ut in usus militaris coria boum penderent, non intenta cuiusquam cura quae firmitudo, quae mensura, donec Olennius e primipilaribus regendis Frisiis impositus terga urorum delegit quorum ad formam acciperentur. 292 more words

First Martyrs of the Church of Rome-30 June 2017

First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

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The First Martyrs of the Church of Rome were Christians martyred in the city of… 116 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

Pugio-a-go-go: A decorated legionary dagger sheath from Lincoln

I often get asked what my favourite Roman artefact from Lincolnshire is. It’s a very difficult question to answer as there are so many wonderful objects and monuments to choose from, all fascinating in their own way. 1,536 more words


Do It Drunk: Some Ancient Advice for Making Decisions

Herodotus, Histories 1.133.3-4

“The are really fond of wine. It is not permissable to puke or to piss in front of another—these things are guarded against. 182 more words


Talking to God (Part 2 of 6)

Has your prayer life ever sounded like this?

Dear Lord and Father,

Help me now to come before your word and hear your voice. Help me…

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Ken Noakes


Simul Veritas pluribus modis infracta, primum inscitia rei publicae ut alienae, mox libidine adsentandi aut rursus odio adversus dominantis. Ita neutris cura posteritatis inter infensos vel obnoxios.  293 more words

"Blacker and Denser Than Any Ordinary Night"

Originally posted on Blogger on 24 August 2015

On 24 August 79 A.D., a mountain belched darkness, turning a sunny Italian afternoon into night.

The mountain is now known as Vesuvius and the darkness is one of the most famous eruptions in history. 1,184 more words

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