The civitas of Bracara Augusta was founded in 20 BC; in the context of the administrative reorganization of these Roman acquisitions, Bracara was rededicated to the Emperor taking on the name Bracara Augusta.The city of Bracara Augusta developed greatly during the 1st century and reached its maximum extension around the 2nd century.It is host to the archdiocese, the oldest in Portugal.Under the Roman Empire, known as Bracara Augusta, the settlement was centre of the province of Gallaecia. A 16th-century map of Braga, when the city was enclosed by its mediaeval wall.They renounced the Arian and Priscillianist heresies during two synods held here in the 6th century.
Women waged a decades-old battle to win the right to vote that had been denied them.
In 410, the Suebi established a Kingdom in northwest Iberia, which they maintained as Gallaecia, and made Bracara their capital.
About 584, the Visigothic conquerors of Hispania took control of Gallaecia.
Ferguson, which gave constitutional cover to Jim Crow; and the early 1920s, as a reminder to white Southerners whose memories and good feelings about the war their grand-pappies had fought were fading to get them to stay in line.
In the intervening years, we had the whitewashing of the Confederate flag as a symbol of “heritage” even as it was being used beginning in the 1950s and 1960s at the height of the civil rights movement and the half-century since as a not-so-subtle reminder of that “heritage.” What purpose, then, do these monuments serve?