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Art in the Eastern Roman Empire

Originally posted on Novo Scriptorium:
A nation’s tastes and mentality are nowhere more clearly preserved than in its arts. These embody its loftiest ambitions and most telling achievements. Byzantium’s arts clearly reflect the national genius, for the sharp division between religious and secular art did not hamper Byzantine artists; since both flourished side by side, artists had ample opportunity for…

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Happy Thanksgiving

A little thought, and a little kindness are worth more than a great deal of money. — John Ruskin Things may have changed regarding what we know about the first US Thanksgiving. What I do know is it is important for us to be grateful, kind and appreciate what we have. Enjoy your Thanksgiving.

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Philly Tour Continued

This is the third day's post about my Road Scholar Signature City Philadelphia adventure. It featured a walk up South Broad Street - Avenue of the Arts - toward Philadelphia's gigantic City Hall, the Masonic Temple and Reading Terminal Market for lunch. Later we had a bus tour of Philly.

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