This Day in Ancient History

kalendas junias

  • rites in honour of Carna, a nymph who was somehow associated with the health of bodily organs
  • Saecular Games (day 1) — celebrating Rome’s thousand-year anniversary
  • 388 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Mars (and associated rites thereafter)
  • 259 B.C. — dedication of a Temple of the Tempests near the porta Capena (and associated rites thereafter?)

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