Tuesday, July 25, 2006


This Day in Ancient History

On this day in 306 AD, Gaius Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus, Constantinus Magnus, Constantine the Great, is hailed Emperor upon the death of his father, Constantius, in Eboracum (York), England. Constantius had come to England to put down an incursion of Pict soccer hooligans. There is a cool bronze statue on the very spot where Constantine bacame Emperor.

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