Daily Archives: December 17, 2012

The earliest moon of wintertime

Another nativity by the visionary Giotto.- This one, from the early 1300 is clearly showing the advent from the traditional Byzantine treatment to features of the early Renaissance.  The nativity is a scene from a fresco in Assisi. Nobody painted … Continue reading

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The unified view

Walt Whitman. The humanist expressing the unified view. I Celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean … Continue reading

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