350 - 379 A.D.

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(Feature Photo: Interior of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul; Credit: Maksym Kozlenko, Wikimedia Commons)

 

350 

RULERS & ROYALTY:  Constans I dies, leaving Constantius II as Roman Emperor

January, Constans, one of the rulers of the Roman Empire, dies

The Gaulish (modern-day France) poet Ausonius (d. 395) is writing a set of poems called the Order of Noble Cities; These poems (19 in all) describes the cities and their buildings in the Roman Empire (The Inheritance of Rome, Pg. 24)

 

351

RULERS & ROYALTY:  Constantius II is emperor of the Roman Empire

 

352   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantius II is emperor of the Roman Empire

Pope Julius I dies and Pope Liberius is installed as Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

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354  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantius II is emperor of the Roman Empire

Augustine is born in Tagaste, a little town in the hill country of Numida (a region we now know as Algeria)

 

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359   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantius II is emperor of the Roman Empire

Roman Emperor Julian organizes a fleet of 600 ships to transport corn from England to the war zones of the Rhine, England has become the bread basket of Europe (Foundation, pg. 35) 

 

360 

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantius II is emperor of the Roman Empire

The Hagia Sophia is built in Constantinople as a Christian Cathedral and remains as a Christian Cathedral until 1204, when it became a Roman Catholic Cathedral

 

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A list of all the books of the Bible (as we know them today) comes in an Easter Letter from Athanasius (though not in the order which is now usual) 

A force overcomes Hadrian’s Wall (along the border between modern-day England and Scotland) and then, in dispersed bands, moves southward to ravage the country; The commander of the forts for the Saxon Shore is murdered and the provincial leader known as the Dux Britanniarum is captured; It is a notable defeat for the British (Foundation, pg. 38)

 

368

Roman senators are tried and convicted in "show trials" for magic, this lasts until 371 (The Inheritance of Rome, Pg. 22) 

 

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