Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-13

  • 1454 -Thirteen Years' War: Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who lends aid against the Teutonic Knights #
  • Happy Birthday 1340 – John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster #
  • R.I.P. 1252 – Saint Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint #
  • Happy Birthday 1475 – Michelangelo, Italian artist and sculptor #
  • "Pieta" ~Michelangelo #
  • "Statue of David" ~Michelangelo #
  • Sistine Chapel ~Michelangelo #
  • "Last Judgment" ~Michelangelo #
  • 1277 – The Parisian Condemnation of 1277: Stephen Tempier, bishop of Paris, condemns 219 philosophical and theological theses as heresy #
  • Of the 219 doctrines listed in the Parisian Condemnation of 1277, 20 of them were works of Thomas Aquinas #
  • Happy Birthday 1481 – Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter #
  • R.I.P. 1226 – William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader #
  • R.I.P. 851 – Nominoe, 1st Duke of Brittany #
  • R.I.P. 1274 – Thomas Aquinas, Philosopher and Theologian #
  • Thomas Aquinas was canonized by Pope John XXII in 1324 and declared a 'Doctor of the Church" by Pope Pius V in 1567 #
  • 1. God is Simple. ~The Quinque Viae "Five Ways" for the existence of God by Thomas Aquinas #
  • 2. God is perfect. ~The Quinque Viae "Five Ways" for the existence of God by Thomas Aquinas #
  • 3. God is infinite. ~The Quinque Viae "Five Ways" for the existence of God by Thomas Aquinas #
  • 4. God is immutable. ~The Quinque Viae "Five Ways" for the existence of God by Thomas Aquinas #
  • 5. God is one. ~The Quinque Viae "Five Ways" for the existence of God by Thomas Aquinas #
  • "Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good." ~Thomas Aquinas #
  • "Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will." ~Thomas Aquinas #
  • "It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes. ~Thomas Aquinas #
  • Need a refresher on Thomas Aquinas? @historyteacherz has you covered… #
  • @historyteacherz haha, i am still working on the dance moves I don't think I will ever be as good as Bambi, Vicki, and Angelica, they rock! in reply to historyteacherz #
  • 1010 – Persian poet Ferdowsi completes his Shāhnāmeh, "The Book of Kings" #
  • Happy Birthday 1286 – John III 'the Good', Duke of Brittany #
  • Happy Birthday 1293 – Beatrice of Castile, queen of Portugal #
  • Happy Birthday 1495 – John of God, Portuguese-born friar and saint #
  • R.I.P. 1550 – John of God, Portuguese-born friar and saint #
  • Saint John of God is the patron saint of hospitals, the sick, nurses, firefighters, alcoholics, and booksellers #
  • R.I.P. 1126 – Urraca of León #
  • 1126 – Alfonso VII is proclaimed king of Castile and León, after the death of his mother Urraca #
  • R.I.P. 1144 – Pope Celestine II #
  • 1009 – First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg #
  • Happy Birthday 1213 – Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader #
  • R.I.P. 1202 – King Sverre of Norway #
  • @wuhstry with a name like Urraca you need to become Queen so people will stop laughing at your name! in reply to wuhstry #
  • 1230 – The Battle of Klokotnitsa: Bulgarian tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus #
  • just finished watching the 'Camelot' sneak preview, hmmmm…… #
  • 1276 – Augsburg becomes an Imperial Free City #
  • Happy Birthday 1454 – Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer and cartographer #
  • @BabsCheekyBunny Eva Green is smokin' hot! Uh, I mean yes she is very glamorous in reply to BabsCheekyBunny #
  • @elrambo I will sit through a couple more episodes with an open mind…maybe in reply to elrambo #
  • @tudortutor really? It seems so early this year. I must be getting old… in reply to tudortutor #
  • R.I.P. 1422 – Jan Zelivsky, Hussite priest #
  • R.I.P. 1440 – Saint Frances of Rome, Italian nun #
  • @tudortutor no snow on Easter will be great! in reply to tudortutor #
  • @BabsCheekyBunny I guess since Arthur is mostly based on legend they don’t have to be too historically accurate. in reply to BabsCheekyBunny #
  • @BabsCheekyBunny To be fair, they do bill it as ‘redefining the classic tale’ of the King Arthur legend in reply to BabsCheekyBunny #
  • Saint Frances of Rome is the patron saint of cars and drivers… #
  • Heard 'Bad Romance' on the way home. All I could think was La-La-Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite, A revolution… Thanks!! @historyteacherz #
  • @Medievalists We need to come up with a Medieval Idol. Instead of getting voted off they would be drawn and quartered! in reply to Medievalists #
  • @Medievalists He would be powered by the grape surge! That would give him a fighting chance! #
  • @Medievalists I found Geoffrey's long lost battle shield from the 1st crusade. I know you will want a copy! in reply to Medievalists #
  • 'Black Death' is on HD Net Movie Channel in 20 minutes! DVR is set! #
  • @tudortutor @katrinagulliver my 1st thought after reading this was Ted Kennedy and I must apologize to H8 for making the comparison! in reply to tudortutor #
  • @rexfactorpod good call on Henry1&2! I think H2 should have had a higher scandal score with the Becket incident. Off to listen to Richard in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • Happy Birthday 1452 – Ferdinand II of Aragon #
  • R.I.P. 1315 – Agnes Blannbekin, Austrian mystic #
  • @rexfactorpod probably not intentional 1 drunken off handed comment + 4 over-zealous knights = disaster! in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • Happy Birthday 1415 – Vasili II, Grand Prince of Moscow #
  • @rexfactorpod tough call on Richard but a good one. He is the Lionheart after all! in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • R.I.P. 1291 – Arghun Khan, Persian ruler #
  • R.I.P. 1391 – Tvrtko I, first king of Bosnia #
  • RT @GameOfThrones: BREAKING: The official poster for #GameofThrones #
  • @rexfactorpod He would have made a great king of France! Oh how it pains me to say it… #
  • @bellicoseblkcat @scotsinamerica Thanks for the #FF today! #
  • R.I.P. 1198 – Marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France ( #
  • R.I.P. 604 – Pope Gregory I #
  • Happy Birthday 1270 – Charles of Valois, 4th son of Philip III of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1479 – Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence #
  • 538 – Siege of Rome ends as King Vitiges of the Ostrogoths retreats to Ravenna, leaving the city to the victorious Roman general, Belisarius #



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