This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem x kalendas decembres

  • c. 70 A.D. — martyrdom of Philemon and Apphia
  • c. 117 A.D. — martyrdom of Cecilia
  • 1817  — according to Wikipedia, Frédéric Cailliaud discovered the Roman emerald mines at Sikait on this date (but I can’t track down their sources)
  • 1891 — birth of Victor Ehrenberg (Solon to Socrates, among others)
  • 1909 — birth of Allan H. Coxon (Parmenides Scholar)
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