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September 15, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Emperor Constans II murdered in his bath

On the 15th of September –

Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bathtub in Byzantium (Constantinople).

Byzanz: Constans II.

In olden days a bath would be a dangerous place – the most famous bathtub killing is perhaps Marat’s:
MARAT ASSASSINE.13 JUILLET 1793

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