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P Messner
Herr, die Not ist groß! Die ich rief, die Geister werd ich nun nicht los. ~ Der Zauberlehrling
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Samar Halarnkar Jan 20
The Madurai flower market never sleeps. 24 hours. At 7 am they await the arrival of the Madurai Malli, which costs up to Rs 2000 per kg
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Altay to Yughur Jan 22
This is Or. 7349, a 17C-18C collection of gurrenameler or almanacs. The is filled with beautifully illuminated charts, graphs and explanations about timings and cycles, both human and natural. It also contains a lovely of the .
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Dr Laxshmi Greaves 20h
A wonderful first day back in India on Xuanzang's trail at Telhara and the Barabar Hills in Bihar with colleagues from Cardiff University and Patna.
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Replying to @rsinsinwar
I don't have a good answer to that, unfortunately.
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WordsWithoutBorders Jan 21
Can international literature make us better travelers? In our January feature, four writers discuss the relationship between global reading and responsible travel. With opinions by Tomaso Biancardi, Shahnaz Habib, Emmanuel Iduma, and M. Lynx Qualey.
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Replying to @reiseyatra
The Zapotecs recycled their tombs, and some of these objects from the last important burials, before the city was eventually abandoned, are stunning, especially the ghungroo-like jewellery...
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P Messner 23h
Monte Alban comes with ball courts, tombs, temples, and observatories to watch the stars (in order to plan the farming season); they flattened a mountain-top to start building this city some 2500 years ago.
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Windsor Mann Jan 21
George Orwell died OTD in 1950. This quotation, from 1946, is worth remembering: “Power-worship blurs political judgement because it leads, almost unavoidably, to the belief that present trends will continue. Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.”
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BL Hebrew Project Jan 21
in 1847, Roza bat Moses Ḥayim and Shabtai ben Samuel Moustaki got married in Corfu, Greece. We hope the sun was shining! This is their ketubah (marriage contract), it's digitised and available online here:
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Dr. James Harry Morris Jan 20
When I visited in 2010, I bought these featuring images of deities from the Post Office. 10年前にモンゴルの郵便局で買った切手だね。
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P Messner Jan 20
Sarcophagus Panel with the Indian Triumph of Dionysus, 180-195 AD "This white marble panel depicts the triumphant return of the god Dionysus after spreading the miracle of wine culture to India and the East."
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Poets.org Jan 20
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. —Maya Angelou,
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m.waseem Jan 20
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P Messner Jan 20
"It was the place of laughter now it is the place of rage"
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P Messner Jan 19
Replying to @abhiertigibbet
Very Rajasthan. I saw a similarly beautiful painting in the Jaipur palace, will post when I track it down.
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P Messner Jan 19
"Seventeen miniature paintings of the ten avatars of Vishnu and scenes from the legend of Krishna." | Bhagavad Gita, 18th C
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Masterpiece of Japan Jan 19
Ferryman by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861)
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Journal of Art in Society Jan 18
Possibly the most valuable of all ancient Greek coins, this superbly-detailed rare silver decadrachm (10 drachma) from c 400BC depicts 4-horse chariot driven by sun god Helios ■ & two eagles clutching hare. Probably issued to commemorate Olympic Games (Akragas, Sicily)
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