This Day in Ancient History ~ pridie kalendas novembres

Lucius Cornelius Sulla - a denarius portrait i...

Lucius Cornelius Sulla – a denarius portrait issued by his grandson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

pridie kalendas novembres

  • ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 6) — games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.
  • 286 — martyrdom of Quentin
  • 1995 — death of Jacques Heurgon (Latinist)
  • 2001 — death of Allan Coxon (Parmenides scholar)
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