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I am a Pagan — A Rare Papyrus from A.D. 250

I have frequently heard and read about how there were “tests” to see if people were Christians or not.  Usually the tests consisted of invoking the gods and offering a prayer and wine to the image of the Emperor (see… 325 more words

Artifacts

1968 LIFE

I was a high school sophomore and a junior in 1968. That was what I first remembered when I stumbled across the “Life” magazine that was dated January 10, 1969. 585 more words

Cultural Highlights

"Last Time on Twin Peaks..."

HAIKU FOR TWIN PEAKS:

Damn fine cup coffee /

falling while moving through time /

assorted donuts

Haiku

Was the Old Man in the Mountain an over 800 Million Year Artifact?

The Old Man in the Mountain is the name of rock feature that existed in the Franconia Notch State Park in the State of New Hampshire in the United States of America.  956 more words

Ancient Civilization

Information Storage & the Classic Maya

by Stephen Houston, Charles Golden, and Andrew Scherer

Of late, university libraries have tended to exile books and print journals to off-campus storage. The purge makes room, as at Brown University, for “digital studios,” work spaces, and spots where students might snack on Dining Service muffins. 2,168 more words