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Arno Poebel (1881-1958) was an internationally esteemed scholar of ancient Near Eastern studies and a prolific writer especially in the field of Sumerian language and literature. He was a professor of Assyriology and Sumerology in the Oriental…

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Lamps made from shells, concave stones, and other natural objects have been found from some 15,000 years ago. The advent of pottery offered new material that could readily be crafted and styled into different forms. Early examples were open bowls or…

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Storage jars, ranging from small to large, preserved water, wine, and dry foods for domestic use throughout the year. Larger jars, amphorae with narrow necks and two handles each, could also transport goods a great distance. Marine archaeologists…

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A Map of the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; Comprehending the Spanish Provinces of East and West Florida: Exhibiting the Boundaries as fixed by the late Treaty of Peace between the United States and the Spanish…

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Reckoning -- Diptera -- Listening to the April moon -- Dreaming Rousseau's "Sleeping gypsy" -- Relentless -- Vigil -- Unsaid -- Watching for signs -- Fixing dinner -- Or the opposite -- Pruning -- Homage to Anna…

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In April 1959, Flannery O’Connor traveled from her home in Milledgeville, Georgia, to Nashville. She visited with the Cheneys, and agreed to sit for an interview at Vanderbilt with fellow writer and friend Robert Penn Warren. She spoke with Penn…

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The film Compulsion was based on Meyer Levin's 1956 novel of the same name. Both tell the story of the 1924 murder trial of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two wealthy students who kidnapped and murdered 14-year old Bobby Franks. The press was on…

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An image from the book Miracles de Nostre Dame, digitized by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, where the book is currently held.
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