Classical Words of the Day

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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vi idus junias

ante diem vi idus junias

English: Antiques Museum in the Royal Palace, ...

English: Antiques Museum in the Royal Palace, Stockholm. Bust of Roman emperor Galba. Deutsch: Antikensammlung im Königlichen Palast, Stockholm. Büste des römischen Kaisers Galba (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

215 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Mens (and associated rites thereafter)

17 B.C.. — ludi Latini et Graeci honorarii (day 4)

65 A.D.. — rebels in Jerusalem capture the Antonia fortress

68 A.D. — recognition of Galba as emperor in Rome (?)

86 A.D. — ludi Capitolini (day 3)

204 A.D. — ludi Latini et Graeci honorarii (day 5)

218 A.D. — the Legio III Gallica, who had declared their loyalty for Bassianus (the future emperor Elagabalus) defeats the emperor Macrinus near Antioch; Macrinus fled

1768 — death of Johann Winckelmann