Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 28

April 28: Churches v. Divorce (862)

Divorce was finally, officially forbidden by the Council of Trent. This ushered in about two centuries of adultery, natural and unnatural vice, and flagrant prostitution.

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Apr 26

April 26: Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121) It was on this date, April 26, year 121, the 16th Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was born Marcus Annius Verus, the son of Annius Verus and nephew of Emperor Antoninus Pius, who adopted him in 138. He became consul in 140, held various public offices between 140 and 161 and, as …

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Apr 26

April 26: Eugène Delacroix

Eugene Delacroix

Delacroix supported the French Revolution against the Catholic monarchy and was an ardent rationalist.

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