Monday, March 04, 2013

A saint after my own heart.

http://www.aardvarknet.info/access/number45/saint_big.jpg

St. Minutia, an 8th-century nun born in a region of what later became the Czech Republic, whose motto was:

Non pilus tam tenuis ut secari non possit.

Translation:  "No hair is too fine to be split."

More details on her life at this site -- details which, like so much other historical information about the Middle Ages and the so-called "Dark Ages", exposes such mythologizing as the historically illiterate slander of Moderns (who began their scurrilous revisionism in this regard in earnest as long ago as the vaunted Renaissance).

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