65 in history

65 events chronologically

Apr 19 The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso's plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested

Born in 65

Dec 8 Horace the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. The rhetorician Quintillian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words."

Died in 65

Apr 30 Lucan a Roman poet, born in Corduba , in the Hispania Baetica. Despite his short life, he is regarded as one of the outstanding figures of the Imperial Latin period. His youth and speed of composition set him apart from other poets