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New Horizons in the History of the Crusades

I was unaware of the somewhat dismaying recent trend of Crusades scholarship that emphasizes the “Holy” part of the “Holy War” equation. Unlike Steven Runciman and other earlier historians, some of these scholars are rather […]

Aug, 18

Christianity in the 3rd Century: Gnosticism and Worldliness

Peter Brown writes in his great (and short) The World of Late Antiquity of the years leading up to Christianity’s big break, when Constantine converted in 312: The Christian Church differed from the other oriental cults, […]

Aug, 06

Sator Arepo Tenet Opera Rotas

S A T O R A R E P O T E N E T O P E R A R O T A S One common translation is “Arepo the sower holds the wheels […]

Jan, 18

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