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Moving prorogatio into promagistrateEdit

The current articles on promagistrates and prorogatio are mostly duplicatory. I feel they should be merged. A single longer article also is easier to patrol, maintain, and update than two separate ones. Thoughts? Ifly6 (talk) 23:11, 18 April 2022 (UTC)

FAR for Cleomenean WarEdit

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Supposed son of Pomponius Atticus?Edit

The article Attica (wife of Agrippa) claims that she had an older brother, and the section for her aunt here Pomponia#Pomponia, sister of Titus Pomponius Atticus names some nephew named "Titus Servilius Pomponianus". These claims seem to have been on Wikipedia for over a decade, but I can find no evidence that Atticus ever had a son.★Trekker (talk) 17:15, 22 April 2022 (UTC)

The article on Atticus in the DGRBM says that Attica was the only child of Atticus and his wife, and I see no entries for a Servilius Pomponianus under any likely heading. We don't have any corresponding person listed in either Pomponia gens or Servilia gens, nor do I see one in PIR. I looked in PW and found Atticus in one of the supplements, but it is a lengthy article, and my German is not good enough to search it properly. I found no inscriptions for a person by this name in the C-S Datenbank. A Google search showed no results except for Wikipedia in a couple of languages, and one or two sites that might be based on Wikipedia. I can't rule out a legitimate reason for the claim, but at this stage my impression is that it's either a hoax or a misunderstanding of some kind. P Aculeius (talk) 17:59, 22 April 2022 (UTC)
Looking through DPRR, there doesn't seem to be any indication as to those claims either. [Edit. A search through for anyone called "Titus Servilius" yields 0 results.] Ifly6 (talk) 04:32, 25 April 2022 (UTC)
I feel like if Atticus had had a son it would be impossible for him to have escaped mention in any of Ciceros letters unless he was born/adopted after Ciceros death. Where the name "Servilius" for the son came from I have a hard time even guessing. Atticus was a close friend of Servilia and she lived with him after the Second Triumvirates proscriptions, but to infer that he had adopted a relative of hers, or his son adopted by her relations, seems pure genealogical fiction to me.★Trekker (talk) 16:22, 25 April 2022 (UTC)

FAR for Cretan WarEdit

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User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit

I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like

  • John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)

and turns it into something like

It will work on a variety of links, including those from {{cite web}}, {{cite journal}} and {{doi}}.

The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.

Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.

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