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In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
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We all know the story from school: In 1588, the plucky English navy took on the supposedly superior military might of the Spanish Armada—and...
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St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...
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Nero burning Christians to light his nighttime spectacles; men, women, and children torn to pieces by wild beasts before cheering crowds: These...
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Most Americans have never heard of the Battle of Lepanto, although it was the most important naval contest in human history. Even most...