A walk in the park and a fully-formed thought or two

Astronomical phenomena as tracked through millennia of myth

the Adorant from the Geißenklösterle Cave, Württemberg State Museum, Germany (Burkert Gestaltung)

Proper context reveals a misunderstood passage as a critique of power

“The Tribute Money” (1612–1614), Peter Paul Rubens

On the historicity of the first Merovingian

The age of anxiety has left the world wanting for the past

photo by Mahdi Dastmard on Unsplash

by Alessandro Viaro on Unsplash

J. W. Barlament

Writer of the most eclectic mix of material this side of the Mississippi. Author, 2016–2019. Blogger, 2017–2022. Columbia University, 2020–2024.

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