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Philippe Bohstrom

Scientific Consultant, Salamis International Foundation

Writer and Archaeologist. Scientific Consultant for Salamis International Foundation

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Archaeologists uncover pottery with #Parthenon scene in #Biblical village : "The myths represented...all allude to myths of Greek or Western victories over foreign or monstrous enemies such as the centaurs," says @DMendelsohn1960
#OnThisDay January 27 BC, the Roman Senate granted Octavian the titles Augustus & Princeps. The title Augustus roughly translate as “the illustrious one. Although the title did not grant him political authority, many see this as the point at which Augustus’ rule as Emperor began
The British-Zulu War begins as British troops under Lieutenant General Frederic Augustus invade Zululand from the southern African republic of Natal #OnThisDay 1879
According to this graph, of the 70 Emperors to rule #Rome btw 14 & 395 CE, more died of assassination (23) than of natural causes (20) & that’s not even including those who were possibly assassinated (8) executed (3) or forced to commit suicide (5) A further 9 met death in battle
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