This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiii kalendas martias

ante diem xiii kalendas martias

  • Parentalia (Day 5) — the period for appeasing the dead continued
  • Quirinalia — festival honouring the namesake of the Quirinal hill, the Sabine divinity Quirinus, who was later identified with Romulus. Little else is known about the festival.
  • 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Donatus and 80+ others near Venice
  • 1776 — Edward Gibbon publishes the first volume of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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