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This Day in Ancient History: idus apriles

idus apriles ludi Cereri (day 2)– games in honour of the grain goddess Ceres, instituted by/before 202 B.C. rites in honour of Jupiter Victor and Jupiter Liber 150 A.D. — martyrdom of Carpus and companions at Pergamon 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Maximus and companions at Silistria 1748 — death of Christopher Pitt (translator of [...]
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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiii kalendas maias

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (4 years ago)

ante diem xiii kalendas maias ludi Cereri (day 8)– games in honour of the grain goddess Ceres, instituted by/before 202 B.C. Cerealia — the actual date of the Cerealia is uncertain, but it ‘reenacted’ Ceres’ search for her daughter ... Read Post

This Day in Ancient History: pridie idus apriles

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (4 years ago)

pridie idus apriles ludi Cereri (day 1) — games in honour of the grain goddes Ceres, instituted by/before 202 B.C. 65 A.D. — death of Seneca (according to one reckoning) [this needs fixing] 250 A.D. — martyrdom of Vissa (or Vissia) ... Read Post

This Day in Ancient History: idus apriles

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (4 years ago)

idus apriles ludi Cereri continue (day 2)– games in honour of the grain goddes Ceres, instituted by/before 202 B.C. rites in honour of Jupiter Victor and Jupiter Liber 150 A.D. — martyrdom of Carpus and companions at Pergamon 303 A.... Read Post


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