This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iii kalendas sextilias

ante diem iii kalendas sextilias

  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 11)
  • after 101 B.C. — dedication of the Temple to “The Fortune of  this Day”  (Fortuna Huiusce Diei) and subsequent rites thereafter; presumably this is one of the temples vowed prior to the Battle of Vercellae
  • 69 A.D. — destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem (Av 9)
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4 thoughts on “This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iii kalendas sextilias

  1. Zoltán Rihmer says:

    I think the correct form is ‘Sextiles’ not ‘Sextilias’. ‘Sextilius’ is a personal name, while the month is called ‘Sextilis’.

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