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Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories
14 - Art
The word Art refers to the alchemist art of transforming matter through purification from an imperfect state into a perfect one. This was done by first analysing and transforming the different elements and then mingling opposites in the right proportions. But...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven
(First some Excerpts from an article by Richard Owen in The Times, London September 10, 1999 ) THE Pope, who this year said that God was not "an old man with a white beard", went a step further yesterday and referred to "God the Mother"....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
The Tarot Queens and the Kama Sutra
'"Being the source of virtue, woman is the best means of reaching heaven. Man's efforts to be virtuous are impossible outside of conjugal virtue... There is no doubt that women are a source of happiness."' Vatsyayana An ancient principle of Indian...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana

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Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya - National Gallery of Art
Lesson 4 The Mayan Civilization
Culture The Maya produced beautiful art and made important advances in learning. ... ESSENTIAL QUESTION Where did Mayan civilization rise?
teaching activity: maya art and writing - Anthropology
Maya art is found on almost everything made and used by the Maya and in ... use artifacts, art and writing to increase our understanding of Maya civilization.
WHO WERE THE MAYA? - Penn Museum
indigenous civilizations were transplanted to the Americas by. “lost” Old World migrations ... the highest point of Maya civilization in architecture, art, writ- ing, and ...
A Multidisciplinary Integrated Curriculum Unit for Grades 5–8
Introduction: Discovering the Maya of Yesterday. 2. Geography: Where on Earth Were the Maya?

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Mayans: a Y chromosome perspective
Proto or Archaic Mayans are first detected in what we know today as Petén, Central Guatemala about 4000 ya. The region of Petén is considered the birth place of Mayan civilization.
Interpreting the artifacts
Gunter never took an art class. He discovered his talent when he was hired to teach art to junior high students. A house fire set him free and he washed up on Camano Island almost 40 years ago.
Alexandria: How Christianity Destroyed The Pagan Culture Of The Hellenistic World
Uncommon Fund Winners Announced
Twenty eight “uncommon” ideas pertaining to academics, art, business, quality of student life, and technology were voted on by the student body until Friday February 26. ...
Festivals, theme parks and art welcome San Antonio visitors this spring

Suggested Web Resources

Maya Civilization for Kids: Art and Crafts - Ducksters
Kids learn about the art and crafts from the Maya civilization including sculpture, carving, painting, and ceramics.
Ancient Maya art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient Maya art refers to the material arts of the Maya civilization, an eastern and south-eastern Mesoamerican culture that took shape in the course of the later ...
Maya Art - Authentic Maya
Jan 28, 2011 The art of the Maya, is a reflection of their lifestyle and culture. It was an important trade merchandise. The art was composed of delineation and ...
Maya Art History - Maya Inca Aztec
The earliest Mayan artists were primarily focused on religious themes. ... Today, there exists a large quantity of Mayan art in museums throughout the world, but this does not stop archaeologists from searching for new ...
Mayan Art and Architecture - Crystalinks
With the decipherment of the Maya script it was discovered that the Maya were one of the few civilizations where artists attached their name to their work. The art  ...

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