Nero Commits Suicide As His Enemies Closed In

Today on June 9, 68 CE, Nero, perhaps the most infamous emperor of Rome, committed suicide after thirteen years of tyrannical rule. At the age...

Emperor Diocletian dies after abdicating six years earlier

Today on December 3rd 311, Diocletian, one of Ancient Rome’s greatest emperors, finally succumbs to illness after abdicating the throne six years earlier. The Roman...

Ireland’s Foremost Patron Saint Patrick Dies In Saul

Today on March 17, 461, Saint Patrick, the revered patron saint of Ireland, peacefully died in the town of Saul, the site where he built...

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