This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xviii kalendas quinctilias

Capitoline Brutus (Lucius Junius Brutus)
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ante diem xviii kalendas quinctilias

  • Quinquatrus minusculae (day 2) — a five-day festival honouring the birthday (maybe) of Minerva
  • 510/509 B.C. — establishment of the Roman Republic (source?)
  • 287 — martyrdom of Rufinus
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