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The Viking Age Temple at Gamla Uppsala

Woodcut depicting the Temple at Gamla Uppsala, in what is now Sweden, by Olaus Magnus, from his Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus (“Description of the Northern Peoples”), published in Rome in 1555. 2,200 more words



The brave and bold persist even against fortune; the timid and cowardly rush to despair through fear alone.


Commonplace Book

On Not Writing

by Mark Wunderlich

There is no such thing as “writer’s block.” Such a term suggests an affliction, a mental state like agoraphobia, that prevents the writer from taking up a pen. 445 more words

Early Christianity: Introductory Comments

Early Christianity is an area which holds many challenges for the historian.  First, there is the debate as to whether the Gospels are historical documents, followed closely by whether the Gospels are reliable historical documents.  1,290 more words



What is hateful to thee, do not do unto thy fellow

Rabbi Hillel

It is indeed human nature to hate the man whom you have injured.



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Roy Mildor

Some Barbarians

Now to return to the mere Irish. The lords, or rather chiefs of countries (for most of them are not lords from any grants of our kings, which English titles indeed they despise), prefix ‘O’ or ‘Mac’ before their names in token of greatness, being absolute tyrants over their people, themselves eating upon them and making them feed their… 2,603 more words