Saturday, April 21, 2007

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Rome!
The 21st of April marks the traditional foundation date of the City of Rome. According to the Roman scholar Marcus Terentius Varro, it was founded in the year we would now call 753 BC, putting us in the year 2760 AUC (Ab urbe condita), according to the Roman numbering of the years.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is also the eighty-first birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.