CANDID SNIPPETS FROM A BORING LIFE
(in other words, an eclectic mix of whatnots)
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Written in gold on a purple parchment, this privilegium was granted by Roman Empereror Otto I The Great in the 10th century
The Vatican Secret Archives include a letter from Caliph Abu Hafs ëUmar al-Murtada to Pope Innocent IV, dated June 10, 1250 and sent from Marrakesh, Morrocco
(Source: Daily Mail)
The signature of Galileo Galilei is seen on a document displayed as part of the exhibition. A report on the Italian astronomer’s 1633 trial for asserting that Earth revolved around the Sun, is on show
The last thing one knows when writing a book is what to put first.