January 19, 2018
The artist Roberto Bompiani died on January 19, 1908 in Rome, in the midst of working on a monumental work entitled The Apotheosis of Sappho.

December 10, 2017
10 December: An Important Date in Eleventh-Century Byzantium.

November 12, 2017
On 12 November 1028 Byzantine Empress Zoë Became Empress Consort to Romanos III Argyros.

June 16, 2017
Favorite Artwork Fact File: Sebastiano del Piombo

May 21, 2017
Castor and Pollux, whose astrological counterpart, Gemini, begins each year on 21 May, are important figures in Estruscan and Roman mythology and appear often in Italian art over the centuries.

April 16, 2017
Though he had reigned only three months, Roman Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho had showed in this short time more wisdom and grace than anyone had expected when he committed suicide on 16 April 69 following defeat at the Battle of Bedriacum.

March 26, 2017
Eastern Roman Emperor Maurice proclaimed his son, Theodosius, co-emperor on 26 March 590.

March 19, 2017
The celebration of the goddess Minerva called Quinquatria traditionally took place on 19 March during heyday of the Roman Republic.

December 25, 2016
A typical tough-as-nails Berliner was asked by a reporter why and how the city had returned to its normal semi-functional status this week, so soon after the 19 December terrorist attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market leaving 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.

December 10, 2016
On 11 December 361, Julian Arrived in Constantinople as Sole Emperor of the Roman Empire.

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