Category Archives: Fine Art

Saving the Byzantine Pompeii of Thessaloníki

The following article by Alexis Georgoulis from Euronews reviews the dangers to the Late Roman and Early Byzantine (4th~9th Centuries AD) remains that were discovered in construction of the Venizelos metro station at Thessaloniki’s urban center. These are highly extensive … Continue reading

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Richard Strauss and the Survival of Western Culture

Article by Boyd D. Cathey The author uses Richard Strauss as an example of preserving the best of Western culture as he stands against “the onrushing decline of Western music and art during the first half of the twentieth century.” … Continue reading

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Open Thread – 5 April, 2021

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Dueling Banjos (Bluegrass Style)

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Robert Willmann Celebrated in some parts of the world, today is another positive expression from the Christian tradition, known as Saint Valentine's Day, and is illustrated above in a drawing from 1861 in Harper's Weekly [1].   Fondness, affection, and … Continue reading

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The Message and Music of Christmas Transcend The Law.

By Robert Willmann As I was working on a law-related item for this website about two cases set before the U.S. Supreme Court the week of 3 December 2017, and was trying to figure out how to do a formal … Continue reading

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The Shipwright – TTG

"He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist." – Saint Francis of … Continue reading

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“Hilaritas” by Mark Riebling

"I think there is an important book to be written on the stultifying effect of Protestantism on English Literature. This thought comes from a two-fisted reading of Chaucer and Spenser. In 1380 English Lit. is earthy and saucy, and in … Continue reading

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“Arcadian Knight” by Peter Nash

Hello. My name is Peter Nash and I am writing to let you know that I have recently published the first book-length biography of Moses Jacob Ezekiel. The Life and Times of Moses Jacob Ezekiel: American Sculptor, Arcadian Knight tells … Continue reading

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