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Advent Calendar – Door 1: The Gate of Hell

Simon Fokke, Figuren voor de hellepoort Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Public Domain) As the more perceptive of you will have realised from the title of this post, for the next 24 days, L’Historien Errant will turn into a virtual advent calendar. Each … Continue reading

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The Weird and the Beautiful, part 3

Some time ago, over at Camera Picta, I did a two-part post called The Weird and the Beautiful. Among other things, it discussed an unusual – one might say ‘weird’ – image of the Madonna in the parish church of … Continue reading

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