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19 BC Virgil Dies

21 September – On this day

Publius Vergilius Maro, better known as Virgil died in Brundisium harbour Continue reading “19 BC Virgil Dies”

Recovered Egyptian artefacts to be displayed

Artefacts recovered from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea Continue reading “Recovered Egyptian artefacts to be displayed”

AD 70 – Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem

7 September – On this day

Before he became the emperor of Rome Vespasian had been appointed to subdue the Jewish rebellion against the emperor Nero and had begun campaigning in AD 66. Continue reading “AD 70 – Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem”

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