Wednesday, August 3, 2011

History Trivia

August 3, 30 BC Mark Antony committed suicide in Alexandria, Egypt, to which he had been pursued by Octavian after the Battle of Actium. 8 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeated Dalmatians on the river Bathinus (southern Croatia). 435 Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt. Nestorianism is the error that Jesus is two distinct persons. 881 Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeated the Vikings, an event celebrated in the German poem Ludwigslied. 1291the Crusaders abandoned Tortosa (province of Tarragona, in Catalonia, Spain) to the Moslems.

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