On This Day

Historical Events in 1277

  • Mar 7 Condemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris
  • May 13 As Vizier Mehmet I of Karaman issues a firman (decree) ordering only the Turkish language to be used, not Arabic or Persian
  • Nov 25 Giovanni Gaetano Orsini elected as Pope Nicolas III