Thursday, November 03, 2011

Article: This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iv nonas novembres

This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iv nonas novembres
http://rogueclassicism.com/2011/11/02/this-day-in-ancient-history-ante-diem-iv-nonas-novembres-2/


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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iv nonas novembres

ante diem iv nonas novembres

  • 1656 B.C. — traditional date for the start of the Great Flood (according to one calculation)
  • 285 B.C. — Ptolemy II Philadelphus ascends the throne of Egypt as co-ruler with Ptolemy I (by one reckoning)
  • 188 A.D. — martyrdom of Eustachius/Placidus (in a bronze bull!)
  • 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Justus of Trieste
  • 304 A.D. — martyrdom of Victorinus of Pettau
  • 315 A.D. — martyrdom of Carterius and his companions (soldiers under Licinius)
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