This Day in Ancient History: idus maias

idus maias

Roman depiction of the Tiber as a river-god (T...
Roman depiction of the Tiber as a river-god (Tiberinus) with cornucopia at the Campidoglio, Rome. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Festival of Jupiter

rites in honour of Mercury

rites in honour of Maia

the Argei are tossed into the Tiber from the Sublician Bridge ….

251 — martyrdom of Isidore of Chios

392 A.D. — death of the emperor Valentinian II

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