Circumundique ~ First Catch Up of the Day

Sorry for the lack of action for the past few days … extraordinary hecticity in the week before school is messing with my attention span. This will probably be the first of a couple of posts like this during the course of the day:

This Day in Ancient History: pridie kalendas septembres

Emperor Caligula, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.
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pridie kalendas septembres

  • 12 A.D. — birth of the future emperor Gaius (Caligula) at Antium
  • 40 A.D. — Gaius (Caligula) celebrates an ovatio after his attempted military campaigns in Gaul and Britain
  • 161 A.D. — birth of the future emperor Commodus (and his twin, Titus Aurelius Fulvus Antoninus)