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Angharad ferch Owain

Angharad ferch Owain

Angharad was born about 1065 around Tegeingl in Flintshire county, Wales. Her parents were Owain ab Edwin and Morwyl ferch Ednywain, who died when she was born or shortly thereafter. 183 more words

The Three Princes of Serendip

The Three Princes of Serendip

I tre principi di Serendippo  was published in Venice in 1557 by a printer called Michele Tramezzino who claimed  that one Christoforo Armeno had translated the poem “Hasht-Bihisht” from Persian into Italian… 449 more words

Literature

"All poetry is an expression of exile"-Mahmoud Darwish

Q: Have any of your poems not been written from the state of exile? Is not the state of exile a realistic parallel to the state of a poet–every poet in the world– between homeland and exile? 112 more words

Legends

Jikininki: The Japanese Walking Dead

Jikininki, in Buddhism, are spirits who were cursed to eat dead human flesh because they were greedy, selfish or evil before they died. They were normal humans who couldn’t die properly because of the curse and now only exist as creatures that scour around for human corpses to eat. 474 more words

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