Charlemagne, ‘Father of Europe’ and First Holy Roman Emperor

By Mona Kreidl-Dear Without Charlemagne’s tremendous achievements, the progression and development of medieval Europe might not have been what we have come to revere, including the cornerstone of art, architecture, literature, commerce, and education. Charlemagne’s trusted advisor, Einhard, ostensibly recorded most of Charlemagne’s moderate feats as well as others with some embellishment. Despite this dichotomy, […]

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The History of Saint Patrick’s Day

By Dr. Edward Whelan What is the history of Saint Patrick’s Day? St Patrick’s Day is the National Day of Ireland and it was observed by those of Irish heritage around the globe. The day is the anniversary of the death of St Patrick who is the patron saint of Ireland. The patron saint of […]

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