Emperors of Rome: Valens

Adrian Murdoch continues the series with the guy who messed up at Adrianople:

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iii kalendas martias

ante diem iii kalendas martias

  • Equirria — the first of two days of horse racing (the second was on March 14) dedicated to Mars; the reasons are obscure, but probably have something to do with preparing horses for the upcoming campaigning season