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The Roman Equivalent of England’s King John

Domitian (October 24, 51 AD – September 18, 96 AD) I was shoveling snow, when this analogy struck me: if Henry II was Vespasian, and Richard the Lionheart was Titus, then King John would be Domitian. The weaker younger brother … Continue reading

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Are You Ready? OK, Take a Deep Breath…

Caligula (August 31, 12 AD – January 24, 41 AD) Today, in history, Caligula was assassinated. How’s that for having a timely post? As we saw in an earlier post, Caligula (real name Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) was a union … Continue reading

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The Presidential Bodyguard, Missing in Action

John Frederick Parker (May 19, 1830 – June 28, 1890) This man, a minor player in history, made a major mistake on April 14, 1865. He was AWOL from his post the night Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes … Continue reading

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His Assassination was the First Shot in Stalin’s Great Purge

Sergei Kirov (March 27, 1886 – December 1, 1934) On this day in history (in 1934), the man who was considered next in line from Joseph Stalin was shot in the neck while attending his offices in Leningrad (then Saint … Continue reading

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The Roman Emperor who Thought He was Alexander Reborn

Caracalla (April 4, 188 AD – April 8, 217 AD) Well, it was bound to happen. The son of the first black Roman Emperor (Septimius Severus, born in Libya) gets to co-rule with his father from the tender age of … Continue reading

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Was Alexander the Great Assassinated at Age 32?

Alexander the Great (July 20, 356 BC – June 10, 323 BC) It’s one of those great mysteries. After drinking some wine, he died two weeks later. Was the wine poisoned? Did someone want him out of the way? Maybe … Continue reading

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Does One Good Turn Deserve Another?

Ghislaine Maxwell’s Strange Life This Guardian post from last year was written after Jeffrey Epstein was found dead of an apparent suicide. Robert Maxwell (Ghislaine’s father) died in 1991, after falling from his yacht. Was it an accident, suicide, or … Continue reading

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Is This the “Deep State”?

Mossad You can blame Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018) for this thought. Although not mentioned once in the movie, in the back of my mind, I was thinking about what another astrologer had discussed in her WordPress post about Jeffrey Epstein. … Continue reading

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Paranoia: When is It All Too Much?

The Umbrella Man (2016) This was an accidental find yesterday. I was researching the Zapruder film of Kennedy’s assassination and ran across some YouTube videos discussing the Umbrella Man, as he has become known to the world. Here’s the NY … Continue reading

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The Man I Admired Most as a Child

Dag Hammarskj√∂ld (Jul 29, 1905 – Sep 18, 1961) His name came up in our Faith and Science Zoom meeting today. Only those of us Baby Boomers will remember him clearly. Against all odds he was a Christian mystic from … Continue reading

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