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- The Librarian on In the Shadow of Moloch: The Sacrifice of Children and Its Impact on Western Religions, by Martin S. Bergmann
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Puzzle of January 6, 2010
Two puzzles in one post: two works of art, same subject, same period, different effects.
Puzzle of December 16, 2009
The Labour of the Months: December.
Puzzle of December 4, 2009
Puzzle of October 21, 2009
The Labour of the Months: October. The crop is being sown in front of the Louvre. As Allen Farber points out, this is a view of the city of Paris in which very few Parisiens can be seen: though the fortress of the Louvre is shown in exacting detail, the peasants working in front of the [...]
Puzzle of September 21, 2009
The Labours of the Months: August.
Puzzle of September 20, 2009
Giovanni Castrucci (or Castrucci workshop), Wooded Landscape with Crenellated Wall, c. 1600-1607, Commessi di pietre dure (so-called Florentine Mosaic) of Bohemian semiprecious hard stones and petrified wood mounted on slate. Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Gift of the Collection of Edward A. and Inge Maser in honor of Richard A. Born, 2008.43. Source: [...]