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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem viii idus junias

ante diem viii idus junias

Alexander routs Persians on one of the long si...
Alexander routs Persians on one of the long sides of the Alexander Sarcophagus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

356 B.C. — birth of Alexander the Great (according to one reckoning)

17 B.C.. — ludi Latini et Graeci honorarii (day 1)

86 A.D. ludi Capitolini (day 1)

204 A.D. — ludi Latini et Graeci honorarii (day 3)