Brief history of the Harvard shield, containing a curious twist concerning the limits of knowlege and modern intelectual climate
John XXII, Pope of Rome, at the request of King Edward II granted this bull to the University of Cambridge. It seems to be qute similar to the document that the Vatican has on display.
Most famous quote attributed to Cicero does not exist in his works. Yes, the one that says that a room without books is like a body without a soul.
A story about Cotton Mather and an afflicted girl, prior to the witchcraft trials in Salem.
This phrase is actually a magic spell, supposed to alleviate pain and suffering caused by torture. Well, maybe. Maybe not. The Latin language is the one being tortured here, because the original phrase looked like this (a little piece of Medieval poetry)
Rough translation of an obscure document that seems to demonstrate that the leaders of the Order of the Knights Templar were pardoned by papal investigators.