Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

  • 1408 – The King Sigismund of Hungary, creates The Order of the Dragon a monarchical chivalric order #
  • Happy Birthday 1298 – Albert II of Austria #
  • Happy Birthday 1418 – Albert VI of Austria #
  • RT @AntiquiTweet: 627: Battle of Nineveh: during Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602-628. Byzantines won, temporarily extending their border #
  • 1294 – Pope elestine V resigns the papacy after only five months to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit #
  • R.I.P. 1124 – Pope Callixtus II #
  • R.I.P. 1250 – Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1466 – Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor http://twitpic.com/3fhv7u #
  • R.I.P. 1126 – Henry IX, Duke of Bavaria #
  • sitting down to watch Merlin: The Legend… #
  • Merlin's Prophecy… When priory's oak shall tumble down, then will fall Carmarthen town. #
  • Merlin is Arthur's father?!? Did George Lucas write this #
  • 1287 – St. Lucia's flood: The Zuider Zee sea wall in the Netherlands collapses, killing over 50,000 people #
  • Happy Birthday 1503 – Michel de Nostredame, aka Nostradamus, French astrologer #
  • R.I.P. 1476 – Vlad III the Impaler aka Dracula http://twitpic.com/3fqwzw #
  • Tongue could taste like apple pie but I'll never know yuck! RT @BBCHistoryMag Fancy some ox tongue in your mince pies? http://bbc.in/eM5OMr #
  • @NLWales @historynetwork @BBCHistoryMag @thehistoryguy @medievalworld An excellent manuscript, thanks! http://ow.ly/3pAu2 #
  • 533 – Battle of Ticameron: Byzantine general Belisarius defeats King Gelimer the Vandals #
  • 1167 – Stephen du Perche, chancellor of the Kingdom of Sicily, moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion #
  • R.I.P. 1025 – Basil II, Byzantine Emperor #
  • @tudortutor I've heard both as well, impossible to know, I guess that means two parties! #
  • RT @tudortutor: Tete-a-tete! Head of Henri IV identified after 400 years –> http://ow.ly/3pxRh #
  • R.I.P. 1263 – King Haakon IV of Norway #
  • R.I.P. 999 – Saint Adelaide of Italy #
  • R.I.P. 1325 – Charles , Count of Valois, son of Philip III of France #
  • R.I.P. 1378 – Otto III of Montferrat #
  • R.I.P. 1379 – John Fitzalan, Marshal of England #
  • R.I.P. 1470 – John II, Duke of Lorraine #
  • 1431 – Henry VI of England is crowned King of France at Notre Dame Catherdral #
  • 942 – William I Duke of Normandy is assassinated #
  • R.I.P. 1187 – Pope Gregory VIII #
  • R.I.P. 1273 – Jalāl ad-Dīn Muammad Rūmī, Persian Mystic and Poet #
  • When we are dead, seek not our tomb in the earth, but find it in the hearts of men. Rumi's Epitaph #
  • You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life? -Rumi #
  • “Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don't claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” -Rumi #
  • “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi #
  • 1271 – Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of Mongolia and China. #
  • R.I.P. 1290 – King Magnus III of Sweden #
  • Thanks for the #FF @AaronLSpence @AaronLSpence #
  • R.I.P. 1495 – King Alphonso II of Naples #

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