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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

| 8 czerwca 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

125 years ago, on June 8th 1889, Gerard Manley Hopkins died in Dublin at the age of 44, the most prominent English Catholic poet and the father of modern English poetry; raised in a wealthy Anglican clerk family, during his university studies (classical) a participant of the Oxford Movement, under the influence of Bl. JH […]

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

| 8 czerwca 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

125 years ago, on June 8th 1889, Gerard Manley Hopkins died in Dublin at the age of 44, the most prominent English Catholic poet and the father of modern English poetry; raised in a wealthy Anglican clerk family, during his university studies (classical) a participant of the Oxford Movement, under the influence of Bl. JH […]

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

| 5 czerwca 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

10 years ago, on June 5th 2004 at the age of 93, Ronald Wilson Reagan died in Bel Air (Los Angeles, CA), a conservative politician; for many years an actor; initially politically close to the Democrats in the 50’s joined the Republican Party, becoming one of the pillars of the anti-communist movement; during the 1967-1975 […]

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Marco Pallis

Marco Pallis

| 5 czerwca 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

25 years ago on June 5th 1989, Marco Alexander Pallis died in Liverpool at the age of 93, an explorer, a mountaineer, scholar of religious traditions, a translator, an essayist, and a composer; raised by Orthodox parents (wealthy Greek emigrants to Great Britain), whilst studying (entomology) he leaned towards Roman Catholicism, but eventually became a […]

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Ruhollah Khomeini

Ruhollah Khomeini

| 3 czerwca 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

25 years ago on June 3rd 1989 at the age of 86 Ruhollah Musawi Khomeini [ pers. آیتالله روحالله خمینی ] died in Tehran, a Shi'ite imam, an Ayatollah [ آيتالله – an expert on theology and the viceroy of the twelfth Imam ]; a representative of the mystical and gnostic type of Shi'ism; a […]

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Stepan Szewyriow

Stepan Szewyriow

| 20 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

150 years ago on May 20th 1864, Stepan Petrovich Szewyriow (Russian: Степан Петрович Шевырёв) died in Paris at the age of 57, a literary critic, a poet, translator,historian,writer and a journalist; in 1841-1856 period an editor (with M. Pogodin )of the biweekly Moskvitianin , since 1847 a member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences; […]

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

| 19 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

150 years ago, May 19th 1864, at the age of 59 Nathaniel Hawthorne died in Plymouth (New Hampshire), a novelist and a columnist; for some time (from 1841) he lived with his wife in Brook Farm – a commune of Fourier transcendentalists; the 1853-1860 period he spent in Europe, first as an American consul in […]

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Dmitry Donskoy

Dmitry Donskoy

| 19 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

625 years ago on May 19th 1389, at the age of 48 prince Dmitry Donskoy (Russian: Дмитрий Донской) of the Rurik dynasty died in Moscow at the age of 48 , prince Dmitry Donskoy (Russian: Дмитрий Донской ) of the Rurik dynasty, from 1359 the Grand Duke of Moscow and since 1362 the Grand Duke […]

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Nicolás Gómez Dávila

Nicolás Gómez Dávila

| 17 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

20 years ago on May 17th 1994, on the eve of the 81st anniversary of his birth Nicolás Gómez Dávila died in Bogota, a scholiast and an essayist, a traditionalist fideistic Catholic, a representative of the "Romanesque" style in Catholicism, an implacable enemy of the antropotheistic heresy of democracy, an "authentic reactionary".   prof. Jacek […]

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Jean -Claude Valla

Jean -Claude Valla

| 16 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

70 years ago, May 16th 1944, Jean -Claude Valla was born in Roanne near Saint- Étienne, a journalist, publicist and a historian; in his youth a member of the Nationalist Federation of Students (FEN) and a collaborator of Europe – Action, then one of the main animators of the New Right (Nouvelle droite), as a […]

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