This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii kalendas sextilias

Nero burning Rome views
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ante diem vii kalendas sextilias

  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 7)
  • 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome continues (day 9)
  • 110 A.D. — martyrdom of Hyacinthus
  • 1893 — birth of E.R. Dodds (The Greeks and the Irrational)

 

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