Quintus Ennius tria corda habere sese dicebat, quod loqui Graece et Osce et Latine sciret. "Quintus Ennius said that he had three hearts, because he spoke Greek and Oscan and Latin." -Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae 17.17
Monday, December 29, 2008
7th Century BCE Necropolis at Spoleto, Umbria
Rescue excavations in Spoleto (PG), Umbria, have turned up tombs dating from the 7th and early 6th centuries BCE. The ten inhumation pit graves were discovered in advance of the construction of 18 housing units in the Piazza d'Armi [Google Maps].