Tag Archives: Romance

St. Valentine Beheaded

February 14, 278 A.D

On February 14, around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed. Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice First Published

January 27, 1813

Pride and Prejudice, a novel by Jane Austen, is first published in 1813. The story follows the romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. To date, the book has sold some 20 million copies worldwide.  

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