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Lepanto by Dale Ahlquist

By Dale Ahlquist

Hilaire Belloc known as “Lepanto” Chesterton’s maximum poem and the best poem of his new release. yet not just have English sessions overlooked this masterpiece of rhyme and meter, historical past periods have overlooked the tale of the pivotal conflict upon which the poem is predicated.

This publication brings jointly the poem, the ancient heritage of the recognized conflict, a riveting account of the conflict itself, and a dialogue of its historic effects. The poem is totally annotated, and is supplemented with fascinating essays by way of Chesterton himself. recognized Chesterton specialist, Dale Ahlquist, has accrued jointly all of the insightful commentaries and explanatory notes. this is the tale in the back of the trendy clash among Christianity and Islam, among Protestant and Catholic Europe, and the foundation of the ceremonial dinner of the Holy Rosary. A

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