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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