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Catherine of Siena – a very odd medieval saint

I was in Italy in August and September this year and visited many medieval sites – in the next few blog posts, I’ll give you some highlights In late August, I went to Siena – a gorgeous medieval city in…

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Saint George and his chains – in Cairo

You all know about Saint George and the Dragon and if you’re English, you’ll be aware that he is the patron saint of England. But there’s a lot more to this saint who was venerated in the Middle Ages. How…

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Did the Knights Templar take the Ark of the Covenant from Ethiopia?

Among many theories about the location of the Ark of the Covenant, one of the most intriguing is that it ended up in Ethiopia. There are several different theories about how the Ark got to this eastern African country including…

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