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Top 12 Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

By |2020-07-12T01:47:36+03:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime. Born in County Durham on 6 March 1806, the eldest of 12 children, Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote poetry from the age of eleven. Her [...]

An Introduction to Symbolism Art Movement

By |2020-07-07T03:20:54+03:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts. In literature, Symbolism originates with the 1857 publication of Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal. The works of Edgar Allan Poe, which Baudelaire admired greatly and translated [...]

Astronomica – One of the Earliest Works on Astrology

By |2020-05-09T13:13:17+03:00May 9th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Astronomica, also known as the Astronomicon, is a Latin didactic poem about celestial phenomena, written in hexameters, and divided into five books. The Astronomica was written c. AD 30–40 by a Roman poet whose name was likely Marcus Manilius; little is known of Manilius, and [...]

Top 14 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

By |2020-06-29T03:21:31+03:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. Ralph Waldo Emerson was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts [...]

Top 15 William Shakespeare Quotes

By |2020-06-29T03:31:54+03:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some [...]

Orpheus: A Legendary Musician in Ancient Greek Religion

By |2019-12-07T00:27:14+03:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Orpheus is a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion. Some ancient Greek sources note Orpheus' Thracian origins. The major stories about him are centered on his ability to charm all living things and even stones with his music (the usual scene in [...]

Natya Shastra: A Sanskrit Text on the Performing Arts

By |2019-10-20T02:47:42+03:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Natya Shastra is a Sanskrit text on the performing arts. The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni, and its first complete compilation is dated to between 200 BCE and 200 CE, but estimates vary between 500 BCE and 500 CE. The text consists [...]

14 Quotes by Chico Xavier

By |2020-07-09T01:59:23+03:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chico Xavier was a popular philanthropist and medium in Spiritism. During a period of 60 years, Chico Xavier wrote over 490 books and several thousand letters claiming to use a process known as "psychography and after his death, many dozens of books were issued based [...]