Circumundique ~ Past Couple of Days

I may have missed a few things (or they may be duplicates here):

This Day in Ancient History: pridie idus octobres

Marble Roman sarcophagus from around 160 CE de...
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pridie idus octobres

  • rites in honour of the Penates Dei — the Penates Dei were originally the penates who watched over the storehouse of the king (when Rome had such, obviously); at some point, the Penates Dei came to be identified with Castor and Pollux, but they still had a temple under their own name on the Velian hill which was apparently restored by Augustus.
  • 223 A.D. — martyrdom of Calixtus