This Day in Ancient History:

ante diem xvi kalendas februarias

  • Ludi Palatini (day 1)
  • 86 B.C. — death of Marius (or possibly on the 13th)
  • 38 B.C. — Octavian marries Livia
  • 6 B.C. — dedication of the ara Numinis Augusti in Rome
  • 42 A.D. — consecration of Livia as divine

Ten years ago at rogueclassicism, it was a rather quiet day, with an item on the current Lord Elgin and some excitement over a Pepsi commercial with a Classical bent. Since it wasn’t available on that particular day, you can reminisce here:

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