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Derivation of "Jesus Christ" and "Jehovah"
<Xian poster> Jesus Christ, Jehovah, Yahweh, etc. anyway you say it, it means the same. <Raven’s response> Actually, no they don’t. "Jehovah" is using the German phonetics where J=Y ("jahwohl"="yavoll"), and...
Religions >> Christianity
The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Benzion: Correspondences
Styrax benzoin Folk Names: Ben, Benjamen, Gum Benzoin, Siam Benzoin, Siamese Benzoin Gender: Masculine Planet: Sun Element: Air Deity: Power: Purification, Prosperity...
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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Brigid - The Goddess of Imbolc and Celtic Europe
Celtic Myth | Ireland | Britain | Christianity | A Myth The Pagan goddess Brigid is perhaps one of the oldest goddesses of Celtic Europe still recognized and worshipped. In fact, until the mid-twentieth century in Scotland, she was still welcomed in at Imbolc...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana

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Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and - Project Gutenberg
May 24, 2008 Title: Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher.
Ben Jonson - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
130207. Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Updated by Ahmed Ghazi.
Jonson's Ode - politicworm
Jonson's Ode to Shakespeare by Stephanie Hopkins Hughes. What was Ben Jonson actually saying in his dedicatory Ode to Shakspeare in the 1623 First Folio ...
Ben Jonson - poems -
Benjamin Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A ... The condemnatory poems are short and anonymous; Jonson's epigrams of praise ...
Ben Jonson's Good Society
On the growth of a place and a poem. Ben Jonson's Good Society. JEFFREY HART.

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Poem of the week: Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount by Ben Jonson
Criticus, Ben Jonson's persona in the play, is making his authorial presence felt: neither Echo nor Narcissus illustrates for him the moral stature of his ideal courtier.
Il Volpone di Ben Jonson: la recensione di Carlo Tomeo
La rappresentazione dei classici teatrali è cosa che avviene abbastanza regolarmente, anche in un periodo come quello che stiamo vivendo da qualche anno a questa parte, un po' a causa della crisi economica, un po' per volontà dei proprietari dei teatri ...
Al Teatro San Babila: “Volpone” di Ben Jonson dall'11 al 20
DESCRIZIONE: Scritta nel 1606 da Ben Jonson, “Volpone” è la sua commedia più celebre e racconta di un ricco e avaro signore, Volpone, appunto, nome scelto non a caso, che invia il suo servo Mosca dai suoi futuri eredi (Voltore, Corbaccio e Corvino) ...
The Continual Riddle of Shakespeare's “Pericles”
Shakespeare's “Pericles, Prince of Tyre,” is, according to Ben Jonson, “a mouldy tale,” and, until recently, it was seldom staged. In an informal poll of dedicated New York theatre-goers, last week, only one person had seen it.
Library traces Shakespeare's paper trail
It offers a glimpse of Shakespeare's personality — including several stories of cavorting with fellow playwright Ben Jonson and other pals — and examines his reputation during his life and after his death.

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Ben Jonson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benjamin "Ben" Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637) was an English playwright, poet, actor and literary critic of the 17th century, whose artistry exerted a ...
Ben Jonson | Academy of American Poets
The poet, essayist, and playwright Ben Jonson was born on June 11, 1572 in London, England. His father, a minister, died shortly before his birth and his mother ...
Ben Jonson - his life, work, and relationship with Shakespeare
Ben Jonson. From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, 1913.
Ben Jonson : The Poetry Foundation
Ben Jonson's “Song to Celia” is known to millions as “Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes.” Jonson was educated at the prestigious Westminster School in London.
Ben Jonson | English writer |
Mar 21, 2014 Ben Jonson, byname of Benjamin Jonson (born June 11?, 1572, London, England—died August 6, 1637, London), English Stuart dramatist, ...

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