The Dei Gratia, a small British brig under Captain David Morehouse, spots the Mary Celeste, an American vessel, sailing erratically but at full sail near the Azores Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The ship was seaworthy, its stores and supplies were untouched, but not a soul was onboard.On November 7, the brigantine Mary Celeste sailed from New York harbor for Genoa, Italy, carrying Captain Benjamin S.
Reading Theology to the Brothers: The Background to St. Anthony’s Opus DominicaleBy Paul SpilsburyCommercium: An Electronic Journal of Franciscan Studies, Vol. 1 (2008)Abstract: Anthony of Padua (c. 1190-1231) was a prominent and influential figure in the Franciscan tradition, yet remains virtually untouched by English-speaking Franciscan scholars of the modern world.
Medregal SS 480Medregal(SS 480: dp..1,570 (surt.), 2,414 (subm.); 1. 311& 39;8& 34;; b. 27& 39;4& 34;, dr. 15& 39;3& 34;; a 20 k. (surS), 9 k. (subm.);cpl. 76; a. 1 6& 34;, 2 20mm., 10 21& 34; tt.; cl. Tench)Medregal (SS -480) was laid down by the Navy Yard Portsmouth, N.H., 21 August 1044; launched 15 December 1944; sponsored by Mrs.
Castle for Sale in BrenneIndre department, FranceAsking Price: 1 800 000 €This castle, dating back to the 11th century, overlooks a small valley in a region of Brenne, 340 km south-west of Paris. The fortress includes three tower, and has received extensive restoration work.The castle includes an entrance hall, a large sitting room, a dining room, an office, a kitchen, a stone spiral staircase leading to 6 ensuite bedrooms.
Carolingian Chant: Roman, Frankish-Roman, FrankishBy RICHARD L. CROCKERThe Gentle Voice of Teachers: Aspects of Learning in the Carolingian Age, edited by Richard E. Sullivan (Ohio State University Press, 1995)Introduction: As the Carolingian Franks picked their way — figuratively and literally — among the Roman ruins, they encountered many strange and wonderful things.
The Bayeux Tapestry: a stripped narative for their eyes and earsBrilliant, RichardWord and Image, Vol..7, (1991)AbstractThe Bayeaux Tapestry, a masterpiece of medieval narrative art, tells the highly politicised story of the ascension to the English crown, held by Edward the Confessor. The historical narrative begins in 1064 while Edward was still king, and ends in 1066, when Harold, formerly the king of Wessex and domestic claimant lost his life and crown to the foreigner, William Duke of Normandy,at the Battle of Hastings.