This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iv nonas januarias

ante diem iv nonas januarias

  • 43 B.C. — Octavian is granted propraetorian imperium and admitted to the senate
  • 17 A.D. — death of Publius Ovidius Naso … a.k.a. Ovid
  • 18 A.D. — death of Titus Livius … a.k.a. Livy
  • 69 A.D. — dies imperii of Vitellius
  • 1866 — birth of Gilbert Murray

Ten years ago at rogueclassicism was a particularly busy day, what with folks diving into the Tiber, tourist companies trying to cash in on Cambyses Lost Army, evidence of brain surgery from Chios, et alia …