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Homer

Barbara Graziosi · Oxford Univ Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Homer's mythological tales of war and homecoming, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of Western literature. Yet their author, 'the greatest poet that ever lived' is something of a mystery. By the 6th century BCE,...
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The Story of Hebrew

Lewis Glinert · Princeton University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

This book explores the extraordinary hold that Hebrew has had on Jews and Christians, who have invested it with a symbolic power far beyond that of any other language in history. Preserved by the Jews across two millennia, Hebrew endured long after it ceased to be a mother tongue, resulting...
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Paper Collage Chinese Style: .

Zhu Liqun Paper Arts Museum. · Shanghai Book Traders
Pages: 164
Format: Print book

This beautifully illustrated guide to Chinese paper collage art demonstrates the techniques and philosophy behind this creative and fun art form.Paper collage art has a special charm. It can be as exquisite as oil painting or as freehand (xieyi) as ink wash painting. A paper collage art is a perfect...
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