" Not a Gargoyle. It's a grotesque. A gargoyle's a waterspout. "
" My Morgengabe "
Morgengabe translates as 'morning gift', a provision left for a wife by husband should he succeed her in death. The 'morning gift' practice was derived from a German tradition in which the bridegroom gave to his wife a gift on the morning after the wedding night as confimation the marriage had been consummated and the bride been proven a virgin.
" they took me to the prioress "
" the armarius- that's he master scribe- of the Engelthal scriptorium "
" she had been born on Good Friday "
" Revelations and The Sister-Book of Engelthal "
" The Life of Sister Gertrude of Engelthal "
" The Gnaden-vita of Friedrich Sunder "
" I knew that Pope Clement had moved the papacy to Avignon "
Pope Clement V (1305–1314)
" his life in Firenze "