Thursday, July 3, 2014

History Trivia - Battle of Adrianople: Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats co-emperor Licinius

July 3

 324 Battle of Adrianople: Roman Emperor Constantine I defeated co-emperor Licinius, who fled to Byzantium.

987 Hugh Capet was crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792.

1187 Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroyed Jerusalem's crusader army at the Horns of Hattin, Palestine.

1528 Capuchin Order received papal approval in a bull by Pope Clement VII.
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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.

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