Review: A history of Europe by Aneas Silvius Piccolomini – 1400-1458

Posted on Feb 7th, 2014 - By Jean Chandler - 0 Comments

  A 'new' book from the 15th Century has just been translated and published.  The book was originally published in 1458 by Pope Pious II,…

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Review: Warring Maidens, Captive Wives, and Hussite Queens

Posted on Nov 7th, 2013 - By Jean Chandler - 1 Comment

Before I go any further, I would like to point out that this is physically a very nice book.  The copy I got was a small hard back with a blue cloth…

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