This Day in Ancient History: idus novembres

idus novembres
  • rites in honour of Jupiter
  • epulum in honour of Jupiter
  • rites in honour of Feronia
  • rites in honour of Fortuna Primigenia
  • rites in honour of Pietas (?)
  • ludi Plebeii (day 10) — the Jupiterfest goes on and on and on (much of the above must be connected to it all)…
  • 36 B.C. — ovatio of Octavian for “his” victories over Sextus Pompeius in Sicily; the real author of the victory, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, was granted the corona rostrata
  • 354 — birth of Augustine
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