Classics Calendar for October 12

Peter Paul Rubens's War in Heaven, a
theme played with in The Revolt of
the Angels by Anatole France

Here are today's milestones:

Died on this day:

Anatole France (1924; born April 16, 1844) French poet, journalist, and novelist; Thaïs; At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque; Penguin Island; The Gods Are Athirst; The Revolt of the Angels; Nobel Prize in Literature (1921)

Bonus Classic:

from the Bhattikavya
Bhatti (7th century) Indian poet who wrote Bhattikavya (Bhatti's Poem), also called Ravanavadha (The Death of Ravana), sixth of the (five/six) Mahakavya

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