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April 21:Why is it Christmas in Rome?

Ancient Rome. Rome's birthplace falls on April 21st

Because Rome celebrates its millennial birthday on April 21 ?

The biographer Plutarch, in his Life of Romulus , States that there was no doubt about the day of the foundation of Rome , as all ancient historians agree in fixing it as the eleventh day before the kalends of May, which corresponds to April 21 on our calendar.

Plutarch adds other interesting details in this regard, such as the fact that on the day of the important anniversary, the Romans did not make any type of sacrifice and did not sacrifice victims, considering it right and indeed right, to keep the feast from all violence and any bloodshed. honor of the great event.

Not a little for an objectively warlike people like the Roman one.