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Classical Corner: A Comet Gives Birth to an Empire

08/21 | In the Greco-Roman world, there is ample evidence that celestial objects, their movements and occasional surprise appearances not only inspired awe and wonder, but in some cases directly influenced mythology,   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

August 2017: An Eclipse of Biblical Proportions

08/11 | See an eclipse of Biblical proportions. A total solar eclipse will be visible across the United States on August 21, 2017.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

07/01 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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