"With regard to the arrangement of the book," reads one contemporary review of the English translation, "it is just about the worst possible; indeed, there is no arrangement whatsoever. The paragraphs appear as if they had been rained down from the clouds."
by Reader Nicholas Chapman
A review of: Speake, Graham. A History of the Athonite Commonwealth: The Spiritual and Cultural Diaspora of Mount Athos (Cambridge University Press).
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In light of another recent attempt to read contemporary mores into ancient Byzantine rites, we offer to our readers this review of a study rooted in true scholarship -- Claudia Rapp's Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium
by Reader Nicholas Kotar
A review of Laurus, by Evgenii Vodolazkin (Oneworld Publications, 2016). 352 pp., $24.99. Hardcover ISBN: 9781780747552
One of the more common words of advice we hear from our priest... Read More...