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The Name of Mary

Today, on the 12th of September, the Roman Church celebrates the Feast of the Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary that was instituted in 1684 by Pope Innocent XI to commemorate the victory at the… 1,021 more words


Lipka Tatars: Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Vienna

Our Tatars are entertaining themselves with falcons they have brought with them; they are guarding the prisoners, and are proving to be loyal and trustworthy.

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One of the things that still astonishes me is how much stuff I was taught in school that either was wrong or incomplete. Therefore, when … 559 more words


From Slovakia to Slovenia. Part II: Vienna

With my meetings concluded, I had some time left over for a walk. I lived in Vienna  for about a year during 2013-14. Rediscovering my old neighborhood near the Westbhanhof was enjoyable. 250 more words

The Ultimate Grilled Bagel Sandwich. Trust Me.

On September 12, 1683, after two long months of siege by the Ottoman Empire, the city of Vienna, Austria was rescued by the largest cavalry charge in history. 673 more words