My least favorite subject in school was Ancient History.
The teachers tended to Babylon
There was a short period of time in ancient history when offenders were not only nailed to a cross, but also burned alive
Fortunately, the practice ended and very few people were crucifried
A long time ago, I had a job where I translated pre-classical Greek literature into Braille.
It feels like ancient history.
Every time a new Pope is elected...
...there are a lot of rituals in accordance with tradition. Well, there is one tradition that very few people know about. Shortly after the new Pope is enthroned, the Chief Rabbi seeks an audience. He is shown into the Pope's presence, whereupon he presents the Pope with a silver tray bearing a velv...