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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
- Egyptian Temples, part III: God's Home
- The cult temple in ancient Egypt was more than a place of worship. It was the home of the god, it was believed the deity took up residence in the building and used it more or less for all those various purposes as humans did. It was the place he was given...
Religions >> Egyptian
- What day are you born on?
- The day of the month on which the you were born - regardless of which month or year it is - is a key numerological indicator, providing an excellent "thumbnail sketch" of standout traits. It strongly influences your Life Path and is helpful in...
Symbology >> Numerology
- The Old Ones Live in New Things Too
- Imagine living in a time where all things were sacred, in a place where everything you touched was part of a Goddess or God. Since all things were divine, each had a patron Deity. From doorways to ovens, from the farm, to the hunt, to the birth of anything...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
- Magick and Science
- Many people wonder how magick works. To the non-believer, they say that there is no proof that spells work. And those abilities such as telekinesis are illusionary or product of imagination. They ask us to use scientific means to explain how exactly these...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
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- African Vernacular Architecture
- World Policy Journal spoke with Jon Twingi Sojkowski, a registered architect who became passionate about documenting vernacular architecture in Africa after working with the Peace Corps in Zambia. Sojkowski is now developing a database of vernacular ...
- Shotgun Chameleon house in Houston designed to help its owners offset their
- Zui Ng – founder of ZDES and an assistant professor at the University of Houston's Hines College of Architecture and Design – developed the idea after studying the vernacular architecture of the southern states, including the shotgun houses of New Orleans.
- How I Found Los Angeles
- Sometimes, two examples of vernacular architecture adjacent to each other are having a more serious dialog about where we've come from than you'll read in any Los Angeles newspaper. Sometimes, the most commonplace stuff of L.A.
- Week Ahead listings: music, theater, art, and more
- The three genre-spanning musicians will play works by Bach, Villa-Lobos, and Bartók, as well as traditional Turkish, Bulgarian, and Israeli music. March 11, 8 p.m.
- Easttown Library Evokes The Philly Immigrant's Experience
- EASTTOWN, PA -- The Easttown public library will explore historic Elfreth's Alley from a 19th Century perspective in an upcoming event.