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winter haiku d’hiver – chickadees = mésanges à tête noire

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

winter haiku d’hiver – chickadees = mésanges à tête noire there in the spruce treemocking chickadees -prowling wolverine


wolverineperchés dans le sapinmésanges à tête noire -carcajou rôdantRichard Vallance

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Posted by on December 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

David Attenborough Warns of ‘Collapse of Civilization’ at UN Climate Summit

Source: David Attenborough Warns of ‘Collapse of Civilization’ at UN Climate Summit

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Posted by on December 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Exhibition: ‘Hadrian and Athens. Conversing with an Ideal World’ at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens (#Hadrian1900)

Exhibition: ‘Hadrian and Athens. Conversing with an Ideal World’ at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens (#Hadrian1900)

This is a superb post about the exhibition of Hadrian at Athens.

FOLLOWING HADRIAN

Since November of 2017, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and the Italian Archaeological School at Athens have been hosting a temporary exhibition called Hadrian and Athens. Conversing with an Ideal World in the Gallery 31a of the Sculpture Collection. The exhibition celebrates the 1900 years since the beginning of Hadrian’s principate in August AD 117, an anniversary that has already been celebrated in various ways by many other European museums and cultural institutions (see Seville, Budapest, Fethiye Mosque, Acropolis Museum).

A known Philhellene, Hadrian had the nickname ‘Graeculus’ as a child (HA, Hadr. 1.5) and, contrary to the norms, wore a beard associated with the Greeks. He spent more than half of his reign travelling around the empire, with extended periods in the East, especially in the Greek mainland and in the provinces of Asia Minor. By his numerous…

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Posted by on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Translation of Knossos tablet KN 529 R x 11 by Rita Roberts

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

Translation of Knossos tablet KN 529 R x 11 by Rita Roberts:

KN 529 R x 11

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Posted by on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Chinese archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old liquor in ancient tomb

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Photo taken on Nov. 7, 2018 shows the bronze pot containing the liquid unearthed from a Western Han Dynasty (202 BC to AD 8) tomb in Luoyang, central China’s Henan Province. Archaeologists on Tuesday poured liquid out of a bronze pot unearthed from the tomb into a measuring glass, giving off an aroma of rich wine.

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ZHENGZHOU, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) — Archaeologists in central China’s Henan Province on Tuesday poured liquid out of a bronze pot unearthed from a Western Han Dynasty (202 BC to AD 8) tomb into a measuring glass, which gave off an aroma of rich wine.

“There are 3.5 liters of the liquid in the color of transparent yellow. It smells like wine,” said Shi Jiazhen, head of the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology in the city of Luoyang.

He said the discovered content needs to undergo further lab research so the…

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Posted by on November 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

summer haiku d’été – so many stars = étonné par les étoiles

and here is another one. Enjoy !

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

summer haiku d’été -  so many stars = étonné par les étoilesso many starsin the stray cat’s eyes,fireflies


stray cat starsle chat errantétonné par les étoiles, luciolesRichard Vallance

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Posted by on November 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

winter haiku d’hiver = the Canadian lynx – le lynx canadien revised – révisé

These Haiku by Richard Vallance are so lovely.

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

winter haiku d’hiver = the Canadian lynx – le lynx canadien revised - révisé

lynxsnowstormthe lynx stalksinto the snow stormsnow hares in flightle lynx pourchassedans la tempête de neigeles lièvres s’enfuyantRichard Vallance

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Posted by on November 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

 
 
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