Category Archives: Christianity

La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, here are some latest miscellaneous tidings of November 1634, the period of the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). The life goes on no matter canon shots & troops crossing European lands back & forth. Hamburg, the 3rd November, 1634: … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles XI

Esteemed Readers, as the year is moving to the end, I’d like to present you a couple of spiritual & philosophical riddles. Regard them from this point of view while you are pondering upon the answer. Here is the first … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XX

Esteemed Readers, attention! A great storm is approaching! Please, put on your raincoats & rubber boots, prepare some dry food suitable for hard rolling days! Good luck! We will survive! I promise!😊 Aboard the Oiseau, 21 June 1685 “It is … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Ivan Vyshenskyi

Ivan Vyshenskyi ( approx.1545-about 1630) was another Russian monk who managed to join fraternity of the Mount Athos. He was born in the Southern part of Russia, (the Ukraine nowadays), belonged to the Commonwealth of Poland that epoch. He was … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, Samhain/Toussaints was celebrated even during the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648), so let’s see what tidings there are for last days of October 1634. Paris, the 29th of October, 1634: “Cardinal the Duke (Cardinal de Richelieu) is going to … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Silouan the Athonite

Silouan the Athonite or Staretz Siluoan (1866-1938) is a Russian monk, the Saint who spent his life on the Mount Athos. He is highly venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church due his ascetic way of life & precious spiritual writings. … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) is in progress. Even being exhausted the Imperialists refuse to sign at least a separate peace. Here are some tidings about the troop dispositions. Mulhausen in Thuringia, the 15th of September, 1634: “The … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Prochor Lebedn’ik /the Saltbush-Worker

Saint Prochor Lebedn’ik/the Saltbush Maker (  -1107) is the monk, the Saint & the Miracle – Worker of the Russian Orthodox Church. Too little is know about his childhood. His hagiographies tell about him already as a monk who was … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, there are curious tidings coming from Italy. Today we broadcast gli affari italiani/Italian affairs important for the period of the Thirty Years’ War (1618 -1648). Rome, the 15th of August, 1634: “Last week Sieur Chigi di Sienna, – who … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Ferragosto

  Esteemed Readers, happy Ferragosto! On this occasion I would like to share with you the song with the same name by our Cyrano to create more festive mood. Enjoy the music! Maria KethuProfumo

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