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Archaeopix

On Thursday, the 23rd April, 2009
Archaeopix

Searcher of photos of archaeology in Flickr Con frecuencia we look in Flickr for photos published with license Copyleft to put them in the blog. According to the content that we are looking sometimes it can be difficult to find what we want. Alun Salt and Tom Goskar have created Archaeopix, a tool that facilitates this type of searches when his object...
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Posted in Archaeology, Photo and image | 7 Comments»

Ida Pfeiffer

On Tuesday, the 31st March, 2009
Ida Pfeiffer

It turned to the world two times and lived between cannibals and hunters of heads Foto: Wikipedia “Meanwhile I look in vain for some epithet that characterizes fairly his extraordinary disposal at the adventure, comes to my mind, for example, that in the proximities of Rio de Janeiro it defends itself from a dangerous robber to...
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Posted in Africa, Asia and East, Literature and language, singular Women | 2 Comments»

Knowledge lamp

On Saturday, the 28th March, 2009

Documentary on Alexandra David-Neel In the channel of YouTube of the UNED I have met a documentary on my admired Alexandra David-Neel, the woman first in entering the prohibited city of Lhasa and whom the monks Buddhists were calling ‘a lamp of knowledge’. In his book Mystics and magicians of the Tibet Alexandra he narrates of...
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Posted in Literature and language, singular Women, Tibet | 1 Comment»

Persépolis 3D

On Sunday, the 22nd March, 2009
Persépolis 3D

Virtual reconstruction of the ancient Persian capital The last time that we speak about Persépolis was owing to the risk for this city and for Pasargada that has the construction of the prey of Sivand, which in addition to overwhelming some areas of archaeological interest, might affect the delicate state of conservation of two big cities...
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Posted in Archaeology, Asia and East, Science and skill, Photo and image, The Route of the Silk | 3 Comments»

Margery Perham

On Sunday, the 15th March, 2009
Margery Perham

Traveler and writer on African topics Margery Freda Perham (1895-1982) was born in Bury, Lancashire (England), on September 6, 1895. It was the youngest of the family - composed by five children and two daughters - of Federico Perham, merchant of wines and his wife, Marion. His grandmother, Maria Anna Needell, was a novelist. Seven children...
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Posted in Africa, Literature and language, singular Women | 7 Comments»

The sailor Anne Jane Thornton

On Friday, the 6th February, 2009
The sailor Anne Jane Thornton

In the XIXth century there were not infrequent the women's cases that National Portrait Gallery was embarking disguised of sailors ©, London Anne Jane Thornton was born in Gloucestershire (England) in 1817 and she was a daughter of a prosperous merchant. After the death of his mother in 1823, his father moved to Donegal (Ireland) where it opened other one...
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Roman mosaic under the cathedral of Reggio Emilia

On Wednesday, the 4th February, 2009
Roman mosaic under the cathedral of Reggio Emilia

Pagan rites in the subsoil of a catholic church Photo: Beni Archeologici dell'Emilia-Romagna Esta is one of this news that I like for the metaphor that it contains. A Roman mosaic with scenes that probably represent pagan rites of oriental gods has been discovered under the soil of the Cathedral of Reggio Emilia (Italy). The mosaic was found...
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