Classical Words of the Day


This Day in Ancient History: ante diem viii kalendas maias

ante diem viii kalendas maias

  • Vinalia (day 2?)
  • 1184 B.C. — “conquest and destruction of Troy” (according to one reckoning)
  • 339 B.C. — Timoleon defeats the Carthaginians at the Crimesus (according to one reckoning)
  • 27 B.C. — the future emperor Tiberius dons his toga virilis