The History of the Church, by Eusebius, The Folio Society (2011)

Eusebius (c. AD 263 – 339) was a Roman historian, the first and foremost of the ancient Christian world. As such, he is sometimes referred to as the ‘Christian Herodotus’. While little is known of Eusebius and much of his writings have been lost to history, what we do have from him is the only surviving record of the Church during its first three centuries, up to … Continue reading The History of the Church, by Eusebius, The Folio Society (2011)

Purgatorio, by Dante Alighieri with Illustrations by Salvador Dali, Folio Society

{Ed Note:  This is another great review from LibraryThing user ParadigmTree.} The Folio Society’s edition of Dante Alighieri‘s Purgatorio, illustrated by Salvador Dali, was one of those wonderful finds that reconfirmed my decision to join Folio Society.  I first encountered Dali’s illustrations for the Divine Comedy in a small gallery in Barcelona, along with other illustration work for Don Quixote and Casanova.  While I knew that Dali … Continue reading Purgatorio, by Dante Alighieri with Illustrations by Salvador Dali, Folio Society