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Glazed Clay

Glazed Clay

Two mighty rivers’ ceaseless flow
beneath a high and cloudless sky;
to either side the ochre glow
of arid countries rolling by;

and here and there a golden maze, 117 more words

English Poems

Kunst for dummies: Kongegravene i Ur

Kongegravene i Ur en av de viktigste arkeologiske oppdagelsene som er gjort i det gamle Mesopotamia. De ble funnet og gravd ut av den britisk arkeologen Leonard Woolley i perioden 1926-34, og skattene som ble gravd frem er i dag fordelt mellom British Museum, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology og Iraks nasjonalmuseum. 420 more words


Why is Europe turning a blind eye to Islamic occupation ?

National and religious minorities in the Arab region have not been given independence or autonomy. They are still trying to overthrow their Arab-Muslim occupiers. 4,387 more words


Warmest thoughts for Xmas

Tughlakabad Camp, nr Dehli
Nov 24th, 1916

My dear old Elsie
I’ve just been told the Xmas mail goes out tonight so I thought I simply must write to you. 600 more words


A Brief History of Astrology

Nobody knows when astrology first started, although the study of the stars and cycles of time goes back into prehistory. The first lunar calendar, which was etched into a bone, dates to 32,000 BCE. 1,023 more words


Wednesday 22 November 1916 - We Lost 346

The submarine E30 (Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Nepean Biggs) is sunk by a mine off Orford Ness with a loss of her entire crew of 33.  The minefield will not be discovered for three more days.  161 more words

Royal Navy

Assur and the Destruction of Nimurd

News of the destruction of the temple at Nimrud by those religious gangsters has been devastating. Nimurd was an Assyrian city, with Assur as the God of  Sovereignty. 141 more words