Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mystery Monday: Who Was Anastasia Löwin?

Like the old joke, the page shown above is black and white and red all over.  The main text, a series of prayers printed in black, has been adorned in scarlet.  There is red underlining to highlight important features like … Continue reading

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Storks and Snakes

The beautiful engraving shown on the right depicts one stork feeding a snake to its mate, who is sitting on their nest.  Around the border of the picture is the Latin motto “Virtus pietas homini tutissima,” (Piety is the most … Continue reading

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