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The Fourth Crusade: Invia virtuti nulla est via [Ovid] No way is impassable to virtue.

It is my experience that is is not often that the printer's device matches the subject of the book, but in this case Opornius' device is fitting  and optimistic for a History of the Fourth Crusade from the Byzatine perspective.... Continue Reading →

The Printed copies are in the Mail ! Fascicule XII July MMXIII (500 year old books)

If You would Like a Printed Copy Please go to this Link https://marketingsuite.verticalresponse.com/s/websitesignupform43980465111563 Fascicule XII July MMXIII To download a copy of this fascicle click below. Microsoft Word - F-XII∞.docx If You would Like a Printed Copy Please go to... Continue Reading →

Fascicule XII July MMXIII (500 year old books)

Fascicule XII July MMXIII To download a copy of this fascicule click below. A down loadable printable copy of fascicule XII OR Microsoft Word - F-XII∞.docx 1) 832g  manuscript breviary                       ... Continue Reading →

Please meet me at my booth # 519 during the Boston International Book Fair: November 10th through Nov 12 Below you will find three lists attached where you will find some books will be on display for sale. Please enjoy reading and I hope to see you soon.

Please see the links to my catalogues at the Bottom of this Blog!! FX.2 fIX.2 fVIII.6  Link Come and see many of my books  at our booth #519 Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA Friday Nov 10: 5:00PM -... Continue Reading →

I would be pleased to meet you at my booth # 519 during the Boston International Book Fair: November 10th through Nov 12 Below you will find three lists attached where you will find some books will be on display for sale. Please enjoy reading and I hope to see you soon.

Please see the links to my catalogues at the Bottom of this Blog!! FX.2 fIX.2 fVIII.6  Link Come and see many of my books  at our booth #519 Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA Friday Nov 10: 5:00PM -... Continue Reading →

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World” , it is even easy to bring up images of them in our minds,but can you name the seven popularly accepted ones, do they still exist,where […]

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World” , it is even easy to bring up images of them in our minds,but can you name the seven popularly accepted ones, do they still exist,where […]

Lucretius: On the Nature of Things!

Lucretius, has always made me feel hopeful and some how more connected to the universe and less to the subjective problems we perceive. “Happy is he who has discovered the causes of things and has cast beneath his feet all fears, unavoidable fate, and the din of the devouring Underworld.”  VIRGIL “In De Rerum Natura, Lucretius […]

Who was The Earl of Rochester, John Wilmot…..?

I find it hard to pin down who Rochester was, maybe it is because he revealed of much contradictory emotion in his verse, or maybe it is his reputation of which so much is written about displays the uneasy relation between actions , feelings and expression. I highly recommend the Movie version of his life […]

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