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This Day In Ancient History - Index - Ancient/Classical History
What Happened On This Day In Ancient History: births and deaths and more.
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Word of the Day - Ancient / Classical History Word of the day
These words are not necessarily the words you need to know to score well on the SAT/GRE. Some words of the day are not directly based on Latin or Greek, but ...
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Ancient and Classical History at About.com
Explore the ancient world, classical history, Greek and Roman mythology, Latin language and literature, and the period's many fascinating figures.
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Roman Valentine's Day Holidays - Ancient/Classical History - About ...
Cupid, gamelion, Lupercalia, Hieros Gamos, and Valentine's Day. In the month for purification, February, one of the events involved ritual scourging of women by  ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/valentinesday/a/gamelion.htm
March History Month - Ancient Woman of the Day
In honor of Women's History Month, here are thirty-one -- one for each day of March -- women from antiquity whose accomplishments or reputations (for good or ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/people/a/womanoftheday.htm
What Is the Ides of March? - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Ides of March was just another date on the Roman calendar until the fateful day in 44 B.C. when Julius Caesar was assassinated.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/caesar1/g/idesofmarch.htm
The Origins of Valentine's Day - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The origins of Valentine's Day may be a bit disappointing. Valentine's Day is probably named for a saint. Its transformation into a love-fest seems to have been  ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/valentinesday/p/021098Valentine.htm
Mother's Day Holidays in the Ancient World - Women's History
In ancient and classical times, many cultures celebrated a holiday honoring motherhood personified as a goddess.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/mothersday/a/early.htm
The Ancient Calendar - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Ancient Calendar, development of the ancient calendar, the reforms made by ... a concept eternally at odds with the approximately 365.25 day solar year.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/basics101/a/090510-Ancient-Calendar.htm
Lupercalia - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Those looking for the origins of Valentine's Day inevitably encounter the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia. The Lupercalia festival is described in sometimes ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/socialcustomsdailylife/a/010908Lupercal.htm
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