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A carpet frays from the edges…

…but the carpet of Muslims Al Andalus frayed from the very center

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April 27, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

London, A City in Words

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March 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Italian tradition: The Mimosa for Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day!

March 8, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

March: Sowing the field

Labors of the Months from the Très Riches Heures
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In the background is the Château de Lusignan, a residence of Jean de Berry.

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March 1, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Thinking About Things

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January 21, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Kallo and the Goblins

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Folktales from Greece: A Treasury of Delights
(World Folklore Series)

by Anthony L. Manna and Soula Mitakidou

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December 22, 2016 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

GREECE: Christmas Goblins

Greek Christmas customs & traditions: Kallikantzaroi (Christmas goblins)

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During the year Kallikantzari are forced to live underground. Here, they spend their time sawing away at the pagan World Tree in hopes of bringing it down, forcing the earth to collapse in on itself and basically killing us and everything we know.

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December 22, 2016 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

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