The Plebeian Games in honor of Jupiter were held November 4-17. A feast on November 13 provided the central point in the Ludi plebeii. The Roman satirist Juvenal once remarked that the city mob in Rome was interested only in bread and circuses: panem et circenses.

November Thirteenth

Higgledy-Piggledy
Ludi plebeii were
Held in conjunction with
Jupiter's feast,
Proving again that the
Panem-et-circenses
Public mentality
Thrived in the beast.

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