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A PARADOX OF CONTRADICTIONS: HERMAPHRODITE WITH A CROWN

She was a woman who wished she was a man; a queen who aspired to be a scholar; a Protestant who turned to Rome; a monarch who loved power but gave up her crown. Such were the paradoxes of Queen … Continue reading

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GYPSY QUEENS & ALCHEMY KINGS

One was quite homely and unfeminine, and the other a beauty.Queen Christina of Sweden and Greta Garbo. Yet their destinies crossed into a fusion of karmic proportions that continues to invite question and pique curiosity. For both, the determination to … Continue reading

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