Caesar’s Apex

RRC 443/1 Just didn’t want to lose the reference to this article I do like an apex (earlier posts) and I’ve argued that the Minucius coins show a pontifex maximus who is chiefly identified by a knife and patera (no apex) (article).

Notes on Taylor’s Etruscan Identity

This is a great article particularly for thinking about shifts in arms and armor in the Republic. I’m sure I’ll come back to it many times. Three initial thoughts below. Michael J. Taylor. “Etruscan Identity and Service in the Roman Army: 300–100 B.C.E.” American Journal of Archaeology 121, no. 2 (2017): 275-92. doi:10.3764/aja.121.2.0275. On RRC… Continue reading Notes on Taylor’s Etruscan Identity