Publius Claudius Caecus (Nova Roma)

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'''P. Claudius Caecus''', initially known as '''Amulius Claudius Petrus''', became a citizen in {{2001}} and is one of the [[patrician (Nova Roma)|patricians]] of Nova Roma. 
 
 
 
P. Caecus is a [[Priests (Nova Roma)|''sodalis Palatinus'']] within the public priesthood of Nova Roma.<ref>[http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-05-13.html#M0004]; [http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-05-13.html#M0004 Official recognition of appointment to priesthood]</ref>
 
 
As [[Aedilis Curulis (Nova Roma)|''aedilis curulis'']] in {{2002}}, he was the first magistrate of the modern era to organize formal online events to celebrate the ''ludi''. Since this time online celebration of the ''ludi'' has become a common method of celebrating within Nova Roma.<ref>[http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-01-01.html#M0008]; [http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-01-01.html#M0008 Oath of office after being elected Aedile]</ref><ref>[http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-04-12.html#M0002]; [http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2002/2002-04-12.html#M0002 Offical proclamation of the opening of the first ''Ludi Ceriales'' of Nova Roma]</ref>
 
 
P. Claudius Caecus was also the first webmaster for the province of Canada Citerior. He served in this capacity as scriba to Propraetor [[Pompeia Minucia Strabo (Nova Roma)|Po. Minucia Strabo]].<ref>[http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2001/2001-06-01.html#M0013]; [http://www.novaroma.org/forum/mainlist/2001/2001-06-01.html#M0013 Edict of appointment to Scriba]</ref>
 
 
During the years of {{2003}} and {{2004}} P. Caecus took a leave of absence from Nova Roma to focus on his studies. During this time he contributed to Nova Roma as a private citizen when possible. <ref>[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nova-Roma/message/39895]; [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nova-Roma/message/39895 First public statement upon returning to Nova Roma] </ref>
 
 
In {{2014}} P. Claudius Caecus founded the [http://www.academiaminervalis.org Academia Minervalis]. This organization is an online educational institute dedicated towards teaching Nova Roma citizens about Roman history and culture. This organization also contains the first academic journal within Nova Roma. <ref>[https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Nova-Roma/conversations/messages/94404 Announcement of founding of Academia Minervalis]</ref>
 
 
 
P. Claudius Caecus is a practicing physician and holds a medical doctorate. He is currently completing a masters degree in education. Prior to this he first obtained a bachelor of medical science with a minor in ancient history. He has continued to pursue his academic interests in both history and medicine. He has written manuscripts on the role of religion in ancient Greek and Roman medicine which have been published in the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. His main academic focus in this area has been the cult of Asclepius and Galenic medicine as practiced during the imperial era.
 
 
P. Claudius Caecus has been continuously involved in academic activity related to ancient Roman history:
 
 
* Organized fundraisers outside of Nova Roma to raise funds to excavate and protect the "Villa of the Papyri" in Herculaneum. {{2006}}
 
 
* Conducted field research in Campania as a summer student at the University of Naples focusing on the cult of Asclepius and Galenic practice of Medicine in the ancient world. {{2007}}
 
 
* Completed field work in Crete and Turkey researching early public health infrastructure during the 5th and 6th centuries. {{2012}}
 
 
 
[http://www.novaroma.org/civitas/album?id=2348 Album Civium Entry]
 
 
==[[Cursus honorum (Nova Roma)|''Cursus honorum'']]==
 
 
* [[Aedilis curulis (Nova Roma)|''Aedilis Curulis '']]
 
:{{2002}}
 
 
 
==Other Posts==
 
 
* [[Priests (Nova Roma)|''Epulo'']]
 
:from {{2006}}
 
 
* [[Priests (Nova Roma)|''Sodalis Palatinus'']]
 
:from {{2006}}
 
 
* [[Scriba (Nova Roma)|''Scriba'']]
 
:{{2001}}
 
 
==References==
 
 
<references/>
 
 
[[Category: Gens Claudia (Nova Roma)|Caecus, P.]]
 

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