Category Archives: Religion

The Vampire Legend

Creepy History 33.  It’s October, and that means Creepy History month on Windows into History again!  The following quote is from a June 1830 edition of The Gentleman’s Magazine.  The article, titled Religion in Moldavia and Wallachia explores the vampire … Continue reading

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Snippets 100! Hope in Darkness.

For this 100th Snippet, let’s take a look further back in time than we generally do on Windows into History, and go right back to the year 100, when Marcus Cornelius Fronto was born. Not the most celebrated Roman writer … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve in Rome (Christmas History 12)

In 1846 The Christmas Holydays in Rome was published, written by the Reverend William Ingraham Kip.  The title is slightly misleading as the book is in fact a journal of a winter spent in Rome, of which the Christmas celebrations … Continue reading

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The Great Storm of 1703 (Snippets 33)

One of the most severe disasters to ever occur in England was the Great Storm of 1703, which caused enormous structural damage, the loss of the entire Channel Squadron of ships, and thousands of lives lost.  It was the subject … Continue reading

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