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The Philosopher Kings, by Jo Walton

After reading The Just City, I was super excited to see what would happen next to my favorite Plato-embracing humans. If you haven’t read… 524 more words


Review: The Just City by Jo Walton

Series: Thessaly #1
Published by: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466800828
ISBN 13: 9781466800823
Published: January 2015
Pages: 369 pages
Format reviewed: eBook (bought)
Site: Author Site… 822 more words


The Kastro Kallithea 2015 Field School Blog No. 1: Lauren Harding and Emilie Heaton on Roof tiles

Why do we study roof tiles?

We study roof tiles because they show one element of how ancient houses were constructed and roofed, and they are a highly transportable artefact that can be easily carried back to the Apothiki for further study of their fabric and shape. 330 more words


Helios 44M, f/2-58

A few days ago I ordered an m42 adapter. The idea was to test the old Helios lens I had, on Nikon D5000. It’s really amazing what you can get with just a few euros/dollars. 108 more words

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Golden Evening by igster999

The rock pillars of Meteora just outside Kalambaka, Greece in the soft evening light.

As Seen on 500px – May 3, 2015 at 10:58PM


New on 500px : Meteora Morning by mreyfman

Roussanou Nunnery at sunrise. Spectacularly perched atop rocky pinnacles in Thessaly, the Meteora monasteries are among the most striking sights in Greece. The name Meteora (Μετεωρα) is Greek for “suspended in the air,” which perfectly describes these six remarkable Greek Orthodox monasteries. 94 more words

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