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Ice Skating in Central Park at the Wollman Rink. Photo by Bruno Barbey.

My grandmother used to take me here every Christmas to see the tree and skate. We had such great Christmases in New York. ~ETS (Ice Skating in Central Park at the Wollman Rink. Photo by Bruno Barbey.

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27 More of the Creepiest Things Kids Told Their Parents http://ibeebz.com

Rhoa in the library stealing scrolls about to be destroyed to bring to the Ologist's secret library.

Hypatia was a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, head of the Platonist School at Alexandria in the century. She is portrayed here by actress Rachel Weisz in the movie 'AGORA', trying to save scrolls from being destroyed by a Christian mob.

William Hogart. Muodikas avioliitto, 1743, öljy kankaalle, 70 x 90 cm

Marriage à-la-mode: The Tête à Tête by William Hogarth, 1743

pompeii Italy

Pompeii was once a city of ancient Rome near Naples, in the Italian region of Campania which was a territory of the Commune of Pompeii, along with Herculaneum

The world for the Minoans seems suffused with the divine; all objects in the world seem to have been charged with religious meaning. The Minoans particularly worshipped trees, pillars (sacred stones), and springs. The priesthood seems to have been almost entirely if not totally female, although there's evidence (precious little evidence) that the palace kings had some religious functions as well. http://richard-hooker.com/sites/worldcultures/MINOA/RELIGION.HTM

The world for the Minoans seems suffused with the divine; all objects in the world seem to have been charged with religious meaning. The Minoans particularly worshipped trees, pillars (sacred stones), and springs. The priesthood seems to have been almost entirely if not totally female, although there's evidence (precious little evidence) that the palace kings had some religious functions as well. http://richard-hooker.com/sites/worldcultures/MINOA/RELIGION.HTM

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