Medieval Jews on ChristianityBy Kenneth StowRivista di storia del cristianesimo, Vol.4 (2007)Introduction: Whatever medieval Jews said, or thought, about Christianity, one may be sure that very little of it was good. Even at the time of Christian origins, Jews quickly understood that the new religion’s claim to have succeeded to the title of the «True Israel» challenged Judaism at its heart.
US government officials announced last week the recovery of a 525-year-old copy of Christopher Columbus’ letter describing his discoveries in the Americas. The letter, originally written in 1493, was stolen from the National Library of Catalonia in Barcelona and sold for approximately $1 million.The letter has now been returned to Spain after a ceremony with the Spanish Ambassador to the United States.
Saranac III(Mineplanter: dp. 5,150 (n.), 1. 375& 39;; b. 42& 39;; dph. 27& 39;; dr. 18& 39;6& 34; (mean), s. 17 k.; cpl. 347; a. 1 5& 34;, 2 3& 34;,2 mg.)The third Saranac (ID. No. 1702) was launched in 1899 as a coastwise steamer by the Delaware River Ship Building Co., Chester, Pa., and rebuilt in 1909 by the Newport News Shipbuilding Co.
By Sandra AlvarezAs a Canadian, the subject of ice skating is near and dear to my heart, so it’s not difficult to imagine why I wanted to write about ice skating in the Middle Ages. I live in London now, and many fantastic places in the city have opened up for ice skating – the Tower of London being one of them – and it made me wonder (naturally), did medieval people ice skate?
Hawker Hunter T. Mark 62The Hawker Hunter T.Mark 62 was the designation given to a single two-seat trainer based on the British T.7 that was ordered by Peru. The aircraft was ordered in 1959 and made its maiden flight on 15 September 1959. It was similar to the T.7, but with an aerial fairing mounted on the top of the fuselage, just above the wing roots.