Cacciaguida

Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

Catholicism, Conservatism, the Middle Ages, Opera, and Historical and Literary Objets d'Art blogged by a suburban dad who teaches law and writes stuff.


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Who was Cacciaguida? See Dante's PARADISO, Cantos XV, XVI, & XVII.


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Saturday, September 23, 2006
 
Despite there being separate sections at the cemetery in Low Wood Road for different faiths, the council wanted to give a tidy, linear appearance.
...so this new cemetary in Nottingham, England -- as in, Nottingham, England, Europe -- will have all its graves facing Mecca. Christians who desire a different configuration (facing east, as distinct from southeast) can petition for special arrangements, as is customary for minority religions.