Category: Religion & Spirituality

October 17, 2020

The Story Of St. Robert’s Cave, Knaresborough

Down on the bank of the River Nidd, Knaresborough, there’s a small, open doorway. As unassuming as it looks, this little hole-in-the-wall actually holds over 800 years of rich British history, thanks to a man who once called it his home – St. Robert of Knaresborough. St. Robert was born in York, the son of […]

April 19, 2020

The Byzantine Interpretation of Dreams by Achmet

Achmet refers to himself as the son of Sereim, who was in service to the Caliph, Maʾmūn, as an interpreter of dreams. While his father worked as a dream interpreter, it’s not known whether Achment himself was also an interpreter, but given his extensive work on the subject, it’s highly likely that he was involved […]

March 22, 2020

The Haunting History of The Salem Witch House

Salem, Massachusetts began as a small trading settlement in 1626 after being founded by Roger Conant, and a group of immigrants arriving from Cape Ann. Upon its founding, the town was originally named Naumkeag, but settlers renamed it Salem, adapted from the Hebrew word for peace. As the Massachusetts Bay Company arrived in 1628, a […]

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