This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem v idus octobres

ante diem v idus octobres

Mosaic from Dougga, Tunisia (Photo credit: Pascal Radigue via Wikipedia)

Mosaic from Dougga, Tunisia (Photo credit: Pascal Radigue via Wikipedia)

  • Meditrinalia — a somewhat obscure festival in terms of origins which involved tasting old wine and new wine, apparently with the goal of being cured of diseases old and new.
  • ludi Augustales scaenici (day 7 — from 11-19 A.D. and post 23 A.D.)304 A.D. — martyrdom of Tharacus
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