This Day in Ancient History: ante diem v idus martias

ante diem v idus martias

  • Festival of Mars (day 11)
  • 222 A.D. — murder of the emperor Elagabalus
  • ca. 263 A.D. — martyrdom of Heraclius
  • ca. 300 A.D. — martyrdom of Thalus
  • ca. 300 A.D. — martyrdom of Trophimus
  • 1903 — birth of Ronald Syme (The Roman Revolution, among other seminal works)

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