This Day in Ancient History: Idus Sextiles

idus sextiles

  • rites in honour of Jupiter (as on all Ides)
  • rites in honour of Diana on the Aventine
  • rites in honour of Vortumnus on the Aventine
  • rites in honour of Fortuna Equestris
  • rites in honour of Hercules the Victor
  • rites in honour of Hercules Invictus at the Porta Trigemina
  • rites in honour of Castor and Pollux in the Circus Flaminius
  • rites in honour of the Camenae
  • rites in honour of Flora at in the Circus Maximus
  • 29 B.C. — triple triumph of Octavian, celebrating his victories  at Illyricum, Actium, and his annexation of Egypt (day 1)

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