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Link XERXES AND THE MOUNT ATHOS CANAL

The construction of Xerxes' canal across the base of mount Athos is the type of hybristic engineering project which Plato's Atlanteans, themselves great canal-builders, indulge in. This link takes to a reanslation of Herodotus' description of the...

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Link XERXES AT THE HELLESPONT

Herodotus' description of Xerxes' bridging of the Hellespont show us the combination of ambitious engineering projects with out-of-control arrogance that also characterises Plato's Atlanteans.

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Link XERXES' CANAL

This link takes you to an article in World Archaeology about Xerxes' canal.

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Link Y-En Questions pour des champions

This link takes you to an activity consisting of 14 questions on French culture, history and geography using y and en pronouns. Can be used with an element of competition between teams within a group.

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Link YellowBridge Chinese Language Centre

This website provides the premier guide to Chinese language and culture for English speakers. It include word and character decomposition, flashcards tailored to specific textbooks, Chinese memory game, search by fuzzy pinyin, and many other...

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Link York statistics repository

York repository which provides support material on a wide variety of statistics topics.

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Link Your House, My House - Oxford Suburbs 1800 - 2001

Deatiled social, architectural and economic histories of five suburbs in Oxford - Jericho, North Oxford, Rose Hill, Florence Park and Blackbird Leys.

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Link Your Planet Earth

A series of powerpoint presentations designed for schoolteachers, but also suitable for adults studying introductory geology. This is part of an educational programme backed by the Geologists’ Association and UNESCO (Year of Planet Earth 2009...

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Document Yunus Emre: life

A short overview of what is known of the life of the great Turkish poet Yunus Emre (d. 1320). 

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Document Yunus Emre: selected poems

A selection of seven poems by Yunus Emre in translation.

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Link Zeno of Elea

Resource on Zeno of Elea, famous for his paradoxes, including biography and references/bibliography.

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Link Zeno's paradoxes

Article in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on the famous paradoxes of Zeno.

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Link Zeno's paradoxes

Article from the Internet Encyc. of Philosophy on Zeno's paradoxes.

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Link ZENOBIA

This link takes you to a coin of Zenobia in the British Museum. You will find other useful links and information about her on the BM's website.

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Link Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment

This is an Open University video examining Zimbardo's (1971) pioneering experiment in social psychology.

The study asked participants to take the role of prisoners and guards in an experiment looking at conformity and identifification. The...

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Link Zoology course

A comprehensive online introductory course to zoology. The course concists of 4 units which covers animal cells, evolution and taxonomy, comparative anatomy and physiology and animal ecology. The material includes texts and multimedia sources....

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Link ZOSIMUS, NEW HISTORY

This link takes you to a translation of Zosimus' New History.

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Link « Les conversations mises à jour »

A collection of videos featuring authentic conversations in French. Each conversation highlights the shared experience of two native or near-native French speakers and provides an oral history of that experience and a trove of cultural references...

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Document ʿAttar extras

Three pieces of poetry by ʿAttar, translated by different scholars, two from the Conference of the Birds and one from the Book of Secrets (Asrar-nama).

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Document ‘A Curious Dance Round a Curious Tree’: Agency and Amusement in Victorian Asylums, Ute Oswald

The perception of the Victorian asylum is dominated by images of manacles, leeches and padded cells. Yet this obfuscates a very different side of these institutions; throughout the nineteenth century a vast array of entertainment was offered in...

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