This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiv kalendas decembres

Crucifixion of Peter
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ante diem xiv kalendas decembres

  • Mercatus — in the wake of the lengthy ludi Plebeii, the Romans needed a few days to restock their cupboards
  • ca. 64 A.D. — upside down crucifixion of Peter
  • 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Hesychius of Antioch
  • 1718 — premiere of Voltaire’s Oedipe in Paris
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