Savonarola and Revival
I am currently reading some books about the Italian Renaissance. One book is "Death in Florence-- the Medici, Savonarola, and the Battle for the Soul of a Renaissance City" by Pa...
Posted: April 20, 2017, 09:34 PM
Giovanni Francesco Bernardone
I usually read about six or seven books at once. I can't help it. So, right now I am also reading Thomas Cahill's "Mysteries of the Middle Ages" in which he tells several f...
Posted: April 25, 2017, 11:51 PM
The History Erasers
I have just read that the city council of New Orleans has finally begun the removal of a memorial and three statues that they deem offensive. The memorial is to the Battle of Liberty Place...
Posted: April 27, 2017, 07:00 PM
A Prayer From the Medieval World
A few years ago a friend of mine who is Roman Catholic gave me a bookmark to put in my Bible (I have umpteen dozen bookmarks stuffed in various Bibles I use.) This bookmark has a prayer written ...
Posted: April 28, 2017, 10:21 PM