This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xv kalendas novembres

ante diem xv kalendas novembres

  • 48 B.C. — Octavian dons his toga virilis
  • 17 A.D. — restoration of the Temple of Janus at the Theatre of Marcellus (and associated rites thereafter)
  • 31 A.D. — Execution of the commander of the Praetorian Guard, Lucius Aelius Sejanus, after revelation of his activities against the emperor Tiberius.
  • 33 A.D. — Death of Vipsania Agrippina (Agrippina ‘the elder’), wife of Germanicus and mother of the emperor Gaius (Caligula), among others.
  • 84 A.D. — martyrdom of Luke