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Caroline Reuss of Greiz

Empress Hermine and the tragic wedding

Hermine Reuss of Greiz was one of the five daughters of Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz and his wife Princess Ida of Schaumburg-Lippe. Her childhood was overshadowed by the death of her mother in childbirth and the incurable disability of her only brother.  A 13-year marriage to Prince Johann Georg of Schönaich-Carolath produced five [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News January 2021

*contains affiliate links* The Lives of Saint Constantina: Introduction, Translations, and Commentaries (Oxford Early Christian Texts) Hardcover – 4 November 2020 (UK) & 4 January 2021 (US) Constantina, daughter of the fourth-century emperor Constantine who so famously converted to Christianity, deserves a place of her own in the history of Christianity. As both poet and [read more]