Category Archives: Al Mondo

La Gazette: Historical News Today – 1631

Esteemed Readers, we go on with the historical news. Here are some other events happened in Europe during 1631: Vienne April 10, 1631: ‘Yesterday Baron Hegenmiller was sent as an Ambassador to the Duke of Saxe. Any day now we … Continue reading

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“Mercure Galant”: Curiosité

Esteemed Readers, today I offer you a sort of curiosité discovered in an edition of “Mercure Galant”. This is a very particular story indeed & I believe that it might happened only in the French forest: “…I cannot leave Montpellier … Continue reading

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Samhain at the French Court

The Eve of Samhain or Samain, as the French name it, calls to ponder upon its celebrating at Louis XIV’s Court. The Celtic traditions were strong yet at that historical period, so we might suppose that the Court also took … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles V

Esteemed Readers! I’m very happy to announce that the last riddle was guessed out by most of you! So, my congratulations! (John, a Louis XIV’s desk is waiting for you :-)). EYES is the right answer. Here it is time … Continue reading

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Why We Must Respect the History

  The Chaos of the World calls us to be alert. At present when vices are praised, values are surrogated, when there are no pure black & white, history might become the guide that will lead us to the light. … Continue reading

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On Women

A beautiful woman is a gem, a good woman is a treasure. Saadi

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Segue o Teu Destino – Follow Your Destiny

Dear Readers, I bring to your attention a wise poem by a famous Portuguese writer, Fernando Pessoa. It makes reflect upon much…:   Segue o teu destino,           Follow your Destiny, Rega as tuas plantas,         Water your … Continue reading

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