This Day in Ancient History: nonae februariae

nonae februariae

  • 218 B.C. — dedication of Temple of Concord by L. Manlius who had vowed the temple after defeating a mutiny of some of his troops in Cisalpine Gaul in 218 B.C.
  • 46 B.C. — Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis commits suicide in the wake of defeat at Thapsus
  • 2 B.C. — Augustus is hailed as pater patriae

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