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The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and lis ...
Dionysus, as we see him in art and poetry, is the projected expression of the ways and dreams of this primitive people, brooded ov ...
The myth of Demeter and Persephone, then, illustrates the power of the Greek religion as a religion of pure ideas--of conceptions, ...
Poets that lasting Marble seek
Must carve in Latine or in Greek,
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The gothic is singular in this; one seems easily at home in the renaissance; one is not too strange in the Byzantine; as for the R ...
Both the Moral Majority, who are recycling medieval language to explain AIDS, and those ultra-leftists who attribute AIDS to some ...
There was a young curate of Kew
Who kept a tom cat in a pew.
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Adolescence has been recognised as a stage of human development since medieval times--long, long before the industrial revolution- ...
In medieval society the idea of childhood did not exist; this is not to suggest that children were neglected, forsaken or despised ...
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