This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v kalendas apriles

ante diem v kalendas apriles

  • 37 A.D. — arrival of Gaius (Caligula) in Rome
  • 193 A.D. — murder of the emperor Pertinax; recognition of Didius Julianus as Augustus
  • 364 A.D. — elevation of Valens to the rank of Augustus
  • … in the early Church, this was one of the days claimed as the day of Jesus’ birth
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