This Day in Ancient History: kalendas junias

Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211 CE). ...
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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)
  • 344 B.C. — dedication of the Temple of Juno Moneta (and associated rites thereafter)
  • 259 B.C. — dedication of a Temple of the Tempests near the porta Capena (and associated rites thereafter?)
  • 37 A.D. — the emperor Gaius (Caligula) gives the people a congiarium
  • 67 A.D. — the future emperor Vespasian captures Jotapata
  • 165 A.D. — death of Justin Martyr
  • 193 A.D. — emperor-for-a-little-while Didius Julianus is deposed; Septimius Severus is recognized as emperor at Rome