Thursday, February 19, 2015

History Trivia - Roman Emperor Constantius II closes all pagan temples

February 19

197 Roman Emperor Septimius Severus defeated usurper Clodius Albinus in the Battle of Lugdunum, the bloodiest battle between Roman armies.

 356 The Christian Roman emperor Constantius II issued a decree closing all pagan temples.

1408 The revolt of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland, against King Henry IV, ended with his defeat and death at Bramham Moor.

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