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Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

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 Today in History - 8/5

  • 135 Betar last outpost of Bar Kochba falls to Rome
  • 1071 Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe
  • 1264 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
  • 1391 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
  • 1391 Jews are massacred in Toledo and Barcelona Spain
  • 1399 Battle at Worskla: Tataren beat Russians and Litouwers
  • 1420 Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina