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The Ludi Apollinares were solemn games (ludi) that were held in Rome from the 6-13 of July. It is believed it originated in 212, during the second Punic War, when an oracle revealed that the Romans should put on annual games to honor Apollo to get rid of the Carthaginian menace.

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