From the Prologue and Part ThreeTHE JOURNEY BEGINSWho loves his homeland, must understand it;
Who wants to understand it, must search earnestly in its history.
Jakob GrimmLucifer’s Court
is based on travel diaries begun in Germany, continued in southern Europe, and completed in Iceland. Like an artist working on a mosaic who piles up small stones of a particular color to arrange them later in a preconceived plan, I collected ideas and knowledge under foreign skies and in lands far from home. The sum total has produced this pageant.
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