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

November 5, 2017
On 5 November 1911 Italy annexed the Libyan cities of Cyrenaica and Tripoli.

October 22, 2017
On 22 October 362, a mysterious fire broke out in the temple of Apollo in antioch, consuming the roof of the building and the statue of the god, copied from Phidias’ statue of Zeus at Olympia.

May 7, 2017
A series of earthquakes in 553 and 557 caused significant structural damage to the Hagia Sophia, and during such a tremor on 7 May 558, the dome of the basilica collapsed completely, destroying the ambon, altar, and ciborium.

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

November 27, 2016
On 27 November 111, Antinous (the man who became first the companion of the Emperor Hadrian) was Born.

April 30, 2015
On 1 May 305, co-Emperors Diocletian and Maximian retired from office.

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