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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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