Daily Archives: September 4, 2018

Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 22: OUR PALTRY EARTH

https://pixabay.com/en/solar-system-sun-mercury-venus-439046/ *** OUR PALTRY EARTH *** Dante looks at Earth In the eighth sphere *** NOTE: At the end of Canto 22, Dante moves on the Gemini constellation in the sphere of the fixed stars — the eighth sphere in … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 22: SAINT BENEDICT

Source: Wiki Commons (Public Domain) *** SAINT BENEDICT *** known as the founder of western monasticism, great missionary *** NOTE: Saint Benedict was a 6th-century Italian monk. In the Rule of Saint Benedict, which most Western Catholic monks follow, the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HENRY VIII: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 1

— 1.1 — In an antechamber — a small room leading to a large room — in the palace in London, the Duke of Norfolk met the Duke of Buckingham and Lord Abergavenny. Lord Abergavenny was one of the Duke … Continue reading

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