This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiii kalendas sextilias

ante diem xiii kalendas sextilias

  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 1) — games instituted by/adjusted by Octavian to honour his adoptive father shortly after the latter’s death (possibly moving Caesar’s own ludi Veneris Genetricis)
  • 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome (day 3)
  • 356 B.C. — birth of Alexander the Great (according to one reckoning)
  • 1304 — birth of Petrarch

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s