This Day in Ancient History: pridie idus apriles

pridie idus apriles

  • ludi Cereri (day 1) — games in honour of the grain goddess Ceres, instituted by/before 202 B.C.
  • 65 A.D. — death of Seneca (according to one reckoning) [this needs fixing]
  • 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Vissa (or Vissia) at Fermo
  • 300 A.D. — martyrdom of Victor in what would become Portugal

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