This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xii kalendas sextilias

ante diem xii kalendas sextilias

  • Lucaria (day 2) — second day of a festival held in a grove somewhere between the Via Salaria and the Tiber (few details are known about this one)
  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 2)– games vowed in conjunction with a temple to Venus Genetrix by Julius Caesar at Pharsalus
  • 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome (day 4)
  • 2nd century A.D. — martyrdom of Praxides
  • 204 A.D. — martyrdom of Zoticus
  • 273 A.D. — martyrdom of Julia  and Justus of Troyes

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