The following week we hosted the distinguishedmedieval scholar, Jacques Dalarun. Jacques graciously
agreed to come up from Rome to address our class.
fantastic presentation. He led the class through anexample of the sort of research he does: reading,
translating and interpreting Francis’s letter to Brother Leo.
The original is displayed in nearby Spoleto, (see above left) and I hope to get the students there eventually. (Above right is a picture of Jacques in Perugia with Assisi over his shoulder.)