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Nuda Veritas

Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) Nuda Veritas 1899 oil on cavas Theatermuseum KHM-Museumsverband Gustav Klimt: Egypt Painting in one of the spandrels on the north wall of the Main Staircase of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien 1890/91 Image from PressKHMat veritas truth A motto of the Roman Catholic Order of Preachers, and the... Read more →


Photo by Jeremy Thomas on Unsplash Star Galaxy | Rocky Mountains CONSTELLATION (from the Lat. constellatus, studded with stars; con, with, and stella, a star), in astronomy, the name given to certain groupings of stars. The partition of the stellar expanse into areas characterized by specified stars can be traced... Read more →

Szkoła muz

Autor: Gilson Étienne Tytuł oryginalny: L'école des muses Język oryginalny: francuski Tłumacz: Majchszak Barbara (właśc. Kazimierczyk Barbara) Kategoria: Literatura naukowa i popularnonaukowa Gatunek: filozofia i etyka Forma: esej (szkic literacki) / zbiór esejów (szkiców) Rok pierwszego wydania: 1951 Rok pierwszego wydania polskiego: 1965 ÉTIENNE GILSON, FILOZOFIA CHRZEŚCIJAŃSKA I ATEIZM Read more →

A broken plane

Photo by Jared Erondu on Unsplash Photo by Blair Fraser on Unsplash Photo by Benjamin Behre on Unsplash This one is a classic. In 1973 a United States Navy DC-3 plane ran out of fuel and crashed on the black beach at Sólheimasandur, in the South coast of Iceland. The... Read more →

Apollo and Marsyas

Artist Bartolomeo Manfredi (1582–1622) Title Apollo and Marsyas Object type painting Date second half of 1610s Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 95.5 × 136 cm (37.5 × 53.5 in) Current location Saint Louis Art Museum MARSYAS, in Greek mythology, a Phrygian god or Silenus, son of Hyagnis. He was originally... Read more →

The Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (um 1525/30–1569) The Tower of Babel 1563 oak panel Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery KHM-Museumsverband BABEL, the native name of the city called Babylon (q.v.) by the Greeks, the modern Hillah. It means “gate of the god,” not “gate of the gods,” corresponding to the Assyrian... Read more →


Photo by Southeastern Premier Roofing on Unsplash Photo by Simon Maage on Unsplash Slate and stone for discontinuous roofing and external cladding Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash Come up to the roof. Now, birthday beer on the roof. HIPPED ROOF, the name given in architecture to a roof which... Read more →