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  • Religion in the 12th Century

    As one might expect, religion was a formidable force in the 12th century. However, things are not as monolithic as they seem, and the appearance of the Dragon Star threw everything topsy-turvy. In the Middle East, the majority of land is controlled by …

  • The Papal Schism and You

    After the death of Pope Honorius II in February 1130, the College of Cardinals were divided. An early-morning vote elected Innocent II, but some believed that vote lacked the proper quorum to decide. A later, second vote elected Anacletus II, who had …