Romulus’ Choice: Astronomy or Conquest — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Ovid, Fasti 1.28-44 When the founder of the city was straightening out the calendar, he decreed that there be twice five months in the year. Ah Romulus, you knew arms a bit better than you knew the stars, and perhaps took greater care to conquer your neighbors. Yet, Caesar, there is a reason which moved…

Romulus’ Choice: Astronomy or Conquest — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE