Monday, April 7, 2014

History Trivia - Attila the Hun plunders Metz, France.

April 7

30 Scholars' estimated date for Jesus' crucifixion by Roman troops in Jerusalem.

451 Attila the Hun plundered Metz, France.

529 First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) was issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.

1348 Charles University was founded in Prague.

1506 St. Francis Xavier was born. A passionate missionary of Catholicism, Francis was instrumental in establishing Christianity in India and Japan. He was also one of the earliest members of the Society of Jesus.
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  1. War is a fascinating subject. Despite the dubious morality of using violence to achieve personal or political aims. It remains that conflict has been used to do just that throughout recorded history.

    Your article is very well done, a good read.

    1. Thank you for commenting and your interest in my posts.