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The name Chaucer, a French form of the Latin calcearius, a shoemaker, is found in London and the eastern counties as early as the second half of the 13th century. Some of the London Chaucers lived in Cordwainer Street, in the shoemakers' quarter .
Did you know there is a Band called "The Ides of March"? I didn't.
In honor of the success of Da Bears, The Ides Of March have recorded a song called the Mighty Bears and are offering it as a FREE Download right here on this site.
IDES OF MARCH
Disco legendo libros; scribendo cogito.
I learn by reading books; I think by writing.
Whether you did or not, have a look at:
Enter "Behind the scenes of Rome" in Google and see if anything comes up.
The websites linked with the series were fantastic.
See the amazing lengths that the designers went to,
to produce as authentic a Rome as possible.
Can there really be a whole village of blonde-haired, blue-eyed Chinese in Yongchang County in Gansu, descendants of Romans who settled in the area?
Read on: Blue-eyed Chinese ?
The following images are from the walls of the cubiculum in the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor, one of its owners during the first part of the first century A.D.
Boscoreale was about a mile north of Pompeii, an area noted for its aristocratic country villas. It was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Ecce readers wishing more information about the frescoes can find it in this article from the Metropolitan website, and also more detailed pictures of the frescoes at: