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312 AD in History

Events in History

  • Sep 24 Start of Imperial Indication

Papal VisitVision of the Cross

Oct 27 Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross
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Roman Emperor Constantine as depicted by Raphael having his Vision of the Cross on October 27, 312
Roman Emperor Constantine as depicted by Raphael having his Vision of the Cross on October 27, 312

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Oct 28 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rival Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great
Roman Emperor
Constantine the Great
Roman Emperor Maxentius
Roman Emperor
Maxentius

Deaths in History

  • Jan 7 Lucianus of Antioch, theologist/saint, dies

Person of interestMaxentius

Oct 28 Maxentius, Roman emperor (306-312), drowns at the Battle of Milvian Bridge at 34

Roman Emperor Maxentius
Roman Emperor
Maxentius