Classical Words of the Day


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem vii idus novembres

ante diem vii idus novembres

  • ludi Plebeii (day 4) — the major festival in honour of Jupiter continues
  • 63 B.C. — Cicero accuses Lucius Sergius Catilina of various misdeeds (the so-called Second Catilinarian Conspiracy) …
  • 8 B.C. — Death of Maecenas, patron of Vergil, Horace, and many other artists in Augustan Rome