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Frederick to Saladin: Roman Fantasies March 16, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval
Frederick to Saladin: Roman Fantasies

  Politics is supposedly the art of the possible, but, in medieval times,  politics was more often the art of the barely believable. Beachcombing has long loved the particularly incredible tones that the Middle Ages throw up and had a particularly pleasant memory – recently refreshed by Ostrich – of a letter exchange between Frederick I and Saladin  around […]