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Born: Pindar usually styled the prince of Lyric poets

“Recueil d‘Estampes, d’apres Raphael, Titien, Carrache,” Sadeler, John the first of a family of distinguished engravers

“Methodus foliorum, seu Plantag Florae Monspeliensisjuxta foliorum ordinem,” Sauvages, Francis Boissier De the inventor of modern nosology

Born: Sophocles poet

504

Died: Arator the secretary and intendant of finances to Athaiaric

“Ecclesiastical Biography,” Potter, Christopher was born also within the barony of Kendal in Westmorland (15911646)

510

Born: Epiphanius named the Scholastic

511

Born: Gildas historian

519

Born: Cato, Marcu Portius the censor

521

Born: Columba, St. renowned in Scotch history as the founder of a monastery at Icolmkill

522

Born: Cuerenhert, Theodore Van a very extraordinary person

523

Died: Avitus, Sextus Alcimus Ecditius son to the senator Isychius

Died: Fulgentius, St. writer

525

Born: Priscianus an eminent grammarian of antiquity

526

Died: Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus philosopher (480524)

530

Born: Caporali, Caesar poet

Died: Ferrandus, Fulgentius surnamed Fulgentius

Born: Themistocles the great preserver of Athens at the time of the Persian invasion

534

Died: Anthemius architect

536

Born: Evagrius Scholasticus historian

540

Born: Damascius philosopher

Born: Dionysius, Exiguus surnamed Exiguus

541

“Let him go; we are well rid of him.” Bridge, William one of the most eminent nonconformists of the seventeenth century

544

Died: David, St. the patron of Wales

Born: Gregory surnamed the Great

Born: Gregory Of Tours

546

Died: Tribonianus lawyer

550

Born: Theognis an eminent Greek poer

551

Born: Confucius philosopher

555

“Epithalamium” Cerrati, Paul lawyer

556

Died: Stesichorus poet

Born: Xenophanes philosopher

558

Born: Simonides poet

560

Born: Terentius, Publius writer

562

“Memoirs, or Chronicles,” Marc He, Oliver De La a French courtier and author

567

“British Topography,” Oldys, William a bibliographer of great industry and accuracy

Born: Stifels, Michael a protestant minister

569

Born: Mahomet founder of the system of religious imposture called Mahometanism

570

Born: Bias called one of the wise men of Greece

“Epistola ad eximium ducis Urbini mathematicum, Fredericum Commandinum, praefixa libello Machometi Bagdedini de superficierum divi­^ionibus, edita opera Devi et ejusdem Commandini Urbinatis,” Dee, John mathematician

583

Born: Accius, Lucius poet

587

Born: Godefroj, James born in I 587

588

“Chronicon” Brompton, John was a Cistercian monk

Died: Zanzavlus, Jacob called also Baramus

589

Born: Racan, Honorat De Bueil, Marquis Of poet

Born: Segers, Gerard painter

590

Died: Gregory surnamed the Great

593

“A dissertation upon a Parthian coin; with characters on the reverse resembling those of the Palmyrenes,” Swinton, John antiquary

596

“The Poem of Poems, or Sion’s Muse, contaynyng the diuine Song of king Salomon, deuided into eight eclogues,” Markham, Gervase an English author

597

Died: Columba, St. renowned in Scotch history as the founder of a monastery at Icolmkill