November 12, 2017
On 12 November 1028 Byzantine Empress Zoë Became Empress Consort to Romanos III Argyros.
October 10, 2017
The Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo is one of the six extant early Christian and medieval buildings in Ravenna famous for its luminous mosaic program.
February 5, 2017
The feast day of St. Agatha (231-251) is celebrated on 5 February.
January 14, 2017
Luca Longhi (1507 – 1580) was born in Ravenna on 14 January 1507 by Francesco and Antonia from Cunio.
January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).
October 16, 2016
Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and cultural critic Oscar Wilde was born 16 October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland.
October 9, 2016
On 9 October 768 Pope Stephen II saw Charlegmagne and Carloman I named kings of the Franks, paving the way for Charlegmagne’s eventual rise to emperor in 800.
January 27, 2016
Dante Alighieri (b. Florence 22 May-13 June 1265, d. Ravenna 14 September 1321) was first banished from Florence on this day, 27 January in 1302.
November 10, 2015
504 (CE): Date of dedication of the palace church of Ostrogoth King Theodoric the Great in Ravenna, Italy.