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09 Feb 2020, 12:41 am

Not completely true. Jesus and his disciples are portrayed in the form of a king and his personal retinue traveling from keep to keep, which would have been a form recognizable for the ancient Saxons. But he is not being portrayed as a hertog (duke), or heertuig (in a more older form of the word), which would be the title for those who where the leaders of the army.



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09 Feb 2020, 12:42 am

Sigbold wrote:
Not completely true. Jesus and his disciples are portrayed in the form of a king and his personal retinue traveling from keep to keep, which would have been a form recognizable for the ancient Saxons. But he is not being portrayed as a hertog (duke), or heertuig (in a more older form of the word), which would be the title for those who where the leaders of the army.


Okay. I'm just recalling something I had read years before on the subject.


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09 Feb 2020, 1:14 am

Well, it does not really help that in practice there was not always a clear boundary between king and duke. With kings at times also being war leaders.



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10 Feb 2020, 11:06 pm

The Brothers Karamazov


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10 Feb 2020, 11:19 pm

Silver eyes graphic novel
Scott Cawthon

so good I now wanna read the trilogy


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15 Feb 2020, 12:07 pm

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
I only just started it, but I gotta say, it has a lot of humor (which is why I was interested in the first place)


also reading Karen M McManus. One of us is next
every bit as great as the first book


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18 Feb 2020, 6:50 pm

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(((( sigh )))) Mine has been lost and I finally replaced it.

This was my Bible as a child. :heart:



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22 Feb 2020, 6:16 am

The Alchemist ~ Paulo Coelho


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22 Feb 2020, 7:28 am

L'Écume des jours by Boris Vian. I don't like it much though, will probably drop it.



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23 Feb 2020, 4:52 am

New morning coffee book: Romantic Music by Leon Plantinga.
Good read so far. :D



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24 Feb 2020, 8:47 am

Half Broke Horses ~ Jeanette Walls


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24 Feb 2020, 3:53 pm

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley



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24 Feb 2020, 8:31 pm

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25 Feb 2020, 10:22 am

Switched to Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep.



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25 Feb 2020, 10:54 am

Big it up for PKD!



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25 Feb 2020, 11:07 am

Karamazov wrote:
Big it up for PKD!


I wasn't too fond of sci-fi until i started reading PKD! (is it even sci-fi? It seems like his books have a genre of their own)