Quantcast

Latest House of Bonaparte Stories

2009-05-08 12:35:06

A London publisher said a romance novella authored by French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte will be released for the first time in English. Publisher Gallic said Clisson et Eugénie, which was published in French last year, was written by Napolean in the late 18th century when he was 26 and was among his possessions when he died at age 51 in exile on St.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.