Ludi Romani

The Ludi Romani ("Roman Games"; see ludi) were a religious festival in ancient Rome. They were held annually starting in 366 BC from September 12 to September 14, later extended to September 5 to September 19. In the last 1st century BC, an extra day was added in honor of the deified Julius Caesar on 4 September. The festival first introduced drama to Rome based on Greek drama.

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Facets of Ludi Romani
... Yet Livy and the other authors who identify the ludi magni and Romani are not altogether in error for the arrangement of the two kinds of games was similar ... of this is that when Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus ludi votivi in 70 BC, they lasted 15 days (Cicero In Verrem i. 0, 31), like the ludi Romani and we find similar sums, viz ...