Thousand years

The person most interested in history (book review)

Through Frank Turek, Contributor to the CP editorial | Friday 01 October 2021 Unsplash / Emiliano Vittoriosi Why are murders so interesting to us? Some of the more popular podcasts, videos, and headlines are about high-profile homicides. We are often engrossed in the prime suspect who cops often refer to as “the person of interest.” Are the headlines obsessed with ...

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The dissolution of the monasteries: A New Story by James G. Clark (Yale, £ 25 (£ 22.50); 978-0-300-11572-7). “The first account of the dissolution of monasteries in fifty years – exploring its profound impact on the people of Tudor England. Shortly before Easter, 1540 marks the end of almost a millennium of monastic life in England. Until then, the houses ...

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On the permanence of the arts: myths and realities

SHIHAB SARKAR | Posted: September 30, 2021, 8:21 p.m. Despite repeating the proverb for ages, humans tend to forget it over and over again. It’s an old adage: permanence is a myth. Nothing lasts in the world after all. In fact, it is the ephemeral that remains true to humanity at different times. Humans are discovering the relevance of time-tested ...

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10 upcoming book adaptations we can’t wait to see

2021 has been a serious year for far-reaching book adaptations, with the Grishaverse hits Netflix big in Shadow and bone, Dune exciting science fiction fans at the multiplex, and The wheel of time The epic is expected to stream on Amazon Prime before the end of the year. However, book readers have a lot to look forward to in 2022 ...

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“Fear Captures It Kind Of”: Outdoor Convocation Welcomes New Huskies | Community

Matthieu Hipolito A special year began in a particular place on September 28 when the UW welcomed his new class under a cloud-covered sky. Although the students in attendance are normally inaugurated as Huskies at the Alaska Airlines Arena at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion near Husky Stadium, the event has been moved to Rainier Vista “at the suggestion of health ...

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Tasmanian researchers design special drill for million-year-old ice core project to help find answers to climate crisis | The Singleton Argus

Australia to recover longest continuous ice core in Antarctica /images/transform/v1/crop/frm/NX9MbAzZyG5Vh8eWtwPQfX/132a345f-c782-4691-a395-0c1387839a48.jpg/r0_388_7360_4546_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg Australian Antarctic Division researchers to work 8-hour shifts to retrieve the world’s longest ice core news, national, 2021-09-29T07: 45: 00 + 10: 00 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6274541809001 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6274541809001 Video: Australian Antarctic Division Answers to the global climate crisis could be discovered in a 2.8-kilometer pole of million-year-old ice that is expected to be ...

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General Lee Statue: Time to Bring Down Old Dixie?

In his excellent article on the fate of General Robert E Lee ‘ s statue in Richmond Virginia, Benedikt Koehler quoted William Faulkner: “The past is not dead. It didn’t even happen. This is especially true of the American Civil War (the name of the Union), or the war among states (the Confederate version) or “the late rebellion,” as General ...

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Review: Anthony Doerr Dreams Big at “Cloud Cuckoo Land” | Entertainment

Communication ROBMER RILLAP Anthony Doerr’s “Cloud Cuckoo Land” (Scribner) How do you follow the Pulitzer Prize winning works of fiction? If you’re novelist Anthony Doerr (“All the Light We Can’t See”), five separate stories, numbers, plus a fictional manuscript called “Clouds” owned by ancient Greek novelist Antonius Diogenes. Write a history of all connections over a thousand years. Cuckoo land. ...

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