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A portentous day

Late in the day, but on this day in ancient history: 72 A.D. — martyrdom of Bartholomew at Albanopolis 79 A.D. — Vesuvius erupts, burying Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae 410 A.D. — Alaric sacks Rome Quite a portentous day, isn’t … Continue reading

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