Joan herself was an illiterate peasant in a time when readers were few and books were literally gilded treasures available to the rich and the church. 298 more words
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Someone asked me to put together instructions on this. Since I did it for them, I thought I may as well publish it here.
1. Go to… 154 more words
Song of the Week – David Bazan “Deny Myself”
While I was musing on what to write about this week, I was overwhelmed with ideas. 1,563 more words
Sweating under the old Ra-born Egyptian sun, workers beat together layers of cross-layed papyrus… A medieval lamb is slaughtered and stretched into vellum for an illuminated manuscript (so often immortalizing another Lamb)… In Gutenberg’s press, each letter, carrying its own weight, brands its ink deep into the page… 499 more words