This Day in Ancient History: ante diem viii idus novembres

ante diem viii idus novembres

  • ludi Plebeii (day 3) — the major festival in honour of Jupiter continues
  • 63 B.C. — Lucius Sergius Catilina and his co-conspirators meet, with nefarious plans for the morrow
  • 15 (or 16) A.D. — birth of Julia Agrippina (“the younger”), daughter of Germanicus, sister to the emperor Gaius (Caligula), mother of the emperor Nero, wife of the emperor Claudius … a very powerful woman