Thursday, July 20, 2006

Caesar slept (and nursed) here

A team of archaeologists in Rome believe they've found the house where Gaius Octavius--later Caesar Augustus, Rome's first emperor--was born in 63 BC.

Flaky story link here; the big news agencies don't seem to have picked it up yet.

ETA 2/23/07: Original story link is dead. Here, instead, is PhDiva's abstract of some Italian press coverage of the find.