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  • Woods, David (Oxford University Press, 2008-10)
    At Vita Columbae VC 2.17, Adomnán has severely misunderstood a written source which originally described how Columba ordered one party to a dispute, an alleged maleficus ‘evil-doer’ called Silnán, to milk a sick cow in ...
  • Woods, David (Editions Latomus, 2009)
    The purpose of this paper is to propose a new understanding of the relationship between Nero and the young freedman Sporus whom he apparently 'married' sometime during his tour of Greece in AD 66-67. Dio claims that Nero ...
  • Woods, David (Classical Association of Ireland, 2009)
    Pliny the Elder describes how it was the emperor Nero who first discovered how to use snow to produce a pleasant drink of cold water so that one did not have to drink the snow itself also (NH 31.40). This has traditionally ...
  • Woods, David (2009-12)
  • Woods, David (The Royal Numismatic Society, 2009-12)
  • Woods, David (Editions Latomus, 2010-01)
    Julius Caesar's second issue of coinage in 48BC during his civil-war with Pompey consisted of an aureus, three slightly different varieties of denarius, and a quinarius, all displaying the same basic reverse-type, the ...
  • Woods, David (The Royal Numismatic Society, 2010-12)
    The Roman emperor Caligula issued the same type of quadrans throughout his reign, where the obverse depicted a pileus, a type of cap given to former slaves upon their manumission, and the reverse the letters RCC. Eckhel ...
  • Woods, David (The Royal Numismatic Society, 2011)
  • Woods, David (The Royal Numismatic Society, 2012-12)
    The coinage of the emperor Postumus (AD260-69) included an aureus of unique reverse type depicting three draped and radiate busts in a row, with the centre bust facing forward while the two busts on either side face sideways ...