On 17 October 1961, a peaceful protest by Algerian migrants in the Paris region was met with overwhelming police force.
As we figure out exactly what happened, the more we do know about the Notre Dame fire, the more it begins to remind me of the Brazilian museum fire from last year, which burned up the nation’s h
The loss of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris today is an unspeakable tragedy. Having visited Paris for the first time last year, there aren’t words to describe this. It seems that the fire started
This is the grave of Peter Abelard and Héloïse d’Argenteuil. The story of Peter Abelard and Heloise is well-known and I’m not going to go into tons of detail about their lives. Plus my knowledge of medieval Europe is almost nonexistent. Abelard was born in 1079 in Brittany. His brilliance was recognized at a young […]