When I first began reasearching Walt Whitman, I was astounded by the wide variety of opinions regarding his poetry. Yes, every poet, writer, artist, and musician has admirers and detractors. 515 more words
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One of the least visited places in Jerusalem is the portion of the village of Silwan that is located on the lower western slope of the Mount of Olives—opposite the “City of David.” 416 more words
Among the most famous figures in Georgian history is David the Builder (დავით აღმაშენებელი, r. 1089-1125). The epitaph traditionally known as his, however, is almost certainly not, but rather, as shown in a… 357 more words
A recent trip to Marrakech highlighted the importance placed on the art of calligraphy in Arabic culture.
How common would it be, when visiting a guest house in UK , to find a framed reproduction of an illuminated manuscript on the wall of your bedroom and a calligram of a tiger and an antique inscribed wooden tablet on display in the lounge ? 112 more words