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KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II- The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset

KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II; The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset, (c) 1978, but first translated and printed in 1921 under the title HUSFRUE, (Much like the German word Hausfrau meaning Housewife). 183 more words

Historical Novel

28th June 1444 A.D.– Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus Born #Onthisday

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#Onthisday 28th June 1444 A.D. Charlotte was born and died on 16th July 1487 A.D. she was the Queen of Cyprus and Princes of Antioch and various other titles, Queen of Jerusalem and Armenia to name a few. 143 more words


The Middle Ages, Muslim-Christian wars & the Jesuits (1270-1629)

In the province of Shoa, the Solomonic Dynasty was established. Emperor Yekuno Amlak claimed to descend from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba and these claims were later reaffirmed by the country’s national epic Kebra Negast. 345 more words

Ethiopia - The Secret Of Africa

One Man's Legacy in History -Dr Donald V. Patten

“If you begin, then begin well…” – Bernard of Clairvaux

Quite a few years ago I began studying my Masters degree at a theological college in Sydney Australia.

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Men From Ruins

The Culture of Food in England 1200 -1500

And along comes another new book about the history of English food! My cup runneth over! This one – The Culture of Food in England 1200 – 1500… 232 more words



Developed in Europe in the Medieval Period, Gothicism was an era influenced by extreme architecture and style most times being portrayed as dark and barbarous. Many things contributed to the selection of these adjectives used to describe this era, and there are numerous reasons to why this essence, started so long ago, is still so sought after to recreate in modern times. 289 more words