8 in history

8 events chronologically

Aug 3 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats the Dalmatae on the river Bathinus

Died in 8

Nov 27 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."