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Year 330 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Tullianus; the denomination 330 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. May 11 – Emperor Constantine the Great dedicates Constantinople, or Nova Roma, moves the capitol of the Roman Empire there from Rome, he has spent 4 years building the city on the site of ancient Byzantium, having chosen the site for its strategic location. This forms the Roman splinter empire, known as the Byzantine Empire; the Goths devastate the city of Tanais in the Don River delta. Ezana, king of Axum, extends his area of control to the west, he defeats the Nobates, destroys the kingdom of Meroë. Frumentius is the first bishop of Ethiopia. Eustathius, Patriarch of Antioch, is banished to Trajanopolis; the Bible is translated into the Gothic language by Wulfila. Pagan temples begin to be progressively abandoned, destroyed or left to fall into disrepair, save those that are transformed into churches.

Basil the Great, bishop of Caesarea Mazaca Macrina the Younger, Christian nun and saint Moses the Black, Christian monk and priest Victricius and bishop of Rouen May 15 – Achillius of Larissa, Greek saint June 30 – Tiridates III, king of Arsacid Armenia, Armenian Orthodox priest and saint August 18 – Helena, Empress of the Roman Empire and Roman Catholic religious sister and saint August 28 – Saint Vicinius of Sarsina, first bishop of Sarsina Arnobius, Early Christian apologist

Brick Works De Panoven

The Brick Works De Panoven is a brick museum in Zevenaar, the Gelderland, the Netherlands. The museum is an Anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage, it a rijksmonument. There was a kiln in Zevenaar when it received its charter in 1487; the region has large natural supplies of clay. Nijmegen had used tiles from Zevenaar since 1583. Brickmakers expanded beyond the borders of the town. De Panoven was set up in 1860, it started with a single shaft kiln expanded embracing new technology. In 1901 De Panoven began supplying the first machine-made roof tiles and bricks and 20 years the first drying sheds were built; the last innovation was the zigzag kiln erected in 1926. This operated like a ring kiln, but could be continually fired, saving on fuel; this kiln is the sole remaining intact model in Western Europe. The business was closed in 1982; the museum displays clay pits with their interesting biotope. There is the kiln and opportunity to make hand-made bricks using an old Aberson cascade handform press Official Website

Owen Arthur

Owen Seymour Arthur, PC is a Barbadian politician, Prime Minister of Barbados from 6 September 1994 to 20 January 1999. To date, he was the longest serving Barbadian Prime Minister, he was Leader of the Opposition in Barbados from 1 August 1993 to 6 September 1994. He led the Barbados Labour Party to victory in the 1994 general election and won general elections again in 1999 and 2003. In the 2008 general election, his party was defeated by the Democratic Labour Party and its leader David Thompson. Arthur stepped down as party leader, but remained the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Saint Peter, he subsequently returned to lead the BLP in 2010, but he was replaced as party leader after the BLP lost the 2013 general election. Arthur was educated firstly, at The Coleridge and Parry Boy's School and later Harrison College and the University of the West Indies - Cave Hill and Mona, Jamaica where he earned a BA degree in Economics and History and an MSc degree in Economics. After graduating he held positions with Jamaica's National Planning Agency and the Jamaica Bauxite Institute before returning to Barbados and joining the Ministry of Finance and Planning in 1981.

He was appointed to the Barbados Senate in 1983 and elected to the House of Assembly in 1984. He was chosen to serve as Leader of the Opposition in 1993 shortly after giving notice that he was considering departing from politics due to his inability to survive at a satisfactory level on the means of an MP. On 6 March 2018, Arthur was forced to resign as a Member of the Barbados Labour Party and a MP for Saint Peter by Opposition Leader, Mia Mottley. Colin Jordan was elected as the new M. P. for Saint Peter on the 2018 Barbadian general election replacing Arthur. Arthur has since kept a Low public profile and has retired from public life, after he left Barbadian Politics in 2018. From 1994 to 2008, he was the leader of the Barbados Labour Party. In September 1994 the Labour Party won the general elections, he won general elections again in January 1999 and 2003. In 1995 he was appointed a Privy Counsellor which bestowed him the title of "Right Honourable."One of the main platforms of Prime Minister Arthur for the 2003 elections was his promise to transform the country into a Parliamentary republic, replacing Queen Elizabeth II with a Barbadian President as Head of State.

Arthur stated a national referendum would be held in 2005. However, this was pushed back in order to speed up the implementation process for the Caribbean Single Market and Economy, the focus of his term was directed to the hosting of Cricket World Cup 2007. In the general election held on 15 January 2008, the Barbados Labour Party was defeated by the Democratic Labour Party, winning ten seats against 20 for the DLP. DLP Chairman David Thompson was sworn in on 16 January. Despite the party's defeat, Arthur was re-elected to his own seat from St. Peter constituency with 65% of the vote, he said that he felt he could still contribute to CARICOM. On 19 January, he stepped down as BLP leader, saying that he felt an immediate leadership transition would be in the best interests of both the party and Barbadian democracy. Arthur said. In 2010, Arthur was given a vote of confidence by four of his parliamentary colleagues to return to the Leadership of the BLP after they expressed dissatisfaction with Mottley.

An Barbados Labour Party leadership election was held on 16 October 2010 and Arthur defeated Mottley. Arthur was sworn in on 18 October 2010 as Barbados' new Opposition Leader. In the February 2013 general election, the BLP was narrowly defeated, obtaining 14 seats against 16 for the DLP. Arthur was re-elected to his seat. A few days after the election, on 26 February 2013, the BLP parliamentary group held an Barbados Labour Party leadership election and elected Mottley as Leader of the Opposition, replacing Arthur. According to the party, Arthur was not present on the election in order to "give the members of the parliamentary grouping the freedom to choose the future of the Barbados Labour Party". Arthur is a recipient of the Order of José Marti of Cuba. Prime Ministers of Barbados Politics of Barbados The Prime Minister of Barbados - official website Various Speeches made by Owen Arthur - BLP website Some speeches made by Owen Arthur - The Barbados Government Information Service website Profile of Owen Arthur - Barbados government portal Arthur visits GG - website of the Nation Newspaper