October 22, 2017
On 22 October 362, a mysterious fire broke out in the temple of Apollo in antioch, consuming the roof of the building and the statue of the god, copied from Phidias’ statue of Zeus at Olympia.
April 23, 2017
The Temple of Venus Eryx was dedicated on 23 April 215 BCE.
February 19, 2017
On 19 February 356 Emperor Constantius II issued a decree closing all the pagan temples in the Roman Empire.
February 12, 2017
The combined rites practiced by the cult of the Hirpi Sorani (“wolves of Soranus”) in the pagan peninsular countryside and those to honor Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome who were nursed by a wolf, partly explain the name of the Lupercalia, a festival celebrated each February.