Fasti-dious: Gnaeus Flavius and the Power of the Calendar

A certain scribe was then discovered, Gnaeus Flavius, who pierced the eyes of crows [i.e. outwitted those in the know] and published the calendar of court days to the people and in this way stole the knowledge of the legal calendar from the astute legal experts.[i] Cicero, In Defense of Murena, 25. A former scribaContinue reading “Fasti-dious: Gnaeus Flavius and the Power of the Calendar”