For History Buffs
Here are pages about various historical items of interest to me, and a little glimpse into some of my other collecting hobbies.
Learn the mysteries of Roman naming conventions.
Dates and Times
Discover the secrets of the Roman calendar.
Here's a little blurb about the Romany army and the "classic" Roman shield.
See some Early American Pattern Glass and memorabilia from the brief 1898 Spanish-American War.
Currier and Ives Dishes
Here's a little background info about my fancy Currier and Ives dinner service.
For the Birds
Yet another purchase I made. Check out these silver Viking salt and pepper shakers.
Plus, I added a 1797 cartwheel two-penny to the same page - my biggest coin yet.
My reading list
If you're interested in reading fiction about the ancient world, here are a few well-known and not-so-well-known suggestions.
Ancient Worlds - the successor to Ancient Sites
The home of Senex Caecilius
Bill Thayer's comprehensive LacusCurtius
The Classics Pages of Andrew Wilson
Doug Smith's Ancient Greek and Roman Coins
Marc Moskowitz's Latin Poetry Page
Livius - articles on ancient history
Perseus Digital Library
Vates - The Journal of New Latin Poetry
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