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Oct 09

October 9: Christianity vs Paganism

Temple on Caligula Coin: The Palatine Temple to Apollo may be the one depicted on this coin, minted during the reign of Emperor Caligula (37-41 CE)

Temple of Apollo Dedicated (28 BCE), Christianity v. Paganism It was on this date, October 9, 28 BCE, that the Temple of Apollo was dedicated on the Palatine Hill in Rome. The “Apollo Palatínus” was built by Emperor Augustus and contained a library. As Platner describes it, This temple was the most magnificent of Augustus’ …

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Sep 11

September 11: A Faith-Based Initiative

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September 11 (2001) It was on this date, September 11, 2001, that four US planes were hijacked, turned in flight, and crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, into the west wall of the Pentagon in Washington DC, and into a rural Pennsylvania field, in a suicide attack on …

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