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Pope And Mussolini At Athenaeum

(4.10) Historian David Kertzer will discuss his book The Pope And Mussolini: the Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe Thursday evening at the Providence Athenaeum. The Pope and Mussolini tells the story of two men who came to power in 1922, and together changed the course of twentieth-century history. […]

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Knights Templar Want Their Name, $100 Bil. Back

For me and a few of my friends who’ve read Holy Blood, Holy Grail (um, twice) this is a pretty amazing event. For those casually interested in history, the Knights Templar are a curious footnote; liberators of the Holy Land, inventors of banking, the original “warrior-monks”, etc. For nerds, the Knights Templar were the people

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