Charles A. Coulombe

Charles A. Coulombe is the author, most recently, of The Pope’s Legion: The Multinational Fighting Force That Defended the Vatican.

Latest by Charles A. Coulombe in Chronicles

  • Gobbling Poison
    May 2010

    Gobbling Poison

    Throughout recorded history, rites open to the initiated only have been performed in restricted sanctuaries; this not only provides a feeling of superiority to the participants but allows outsiders to indulge in endless speculation about “what really goes on” at such times and in such places.

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