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This website included Chinese idioms, popular words, dialogue, extensive reading and allegories etc.
|Chinese intermediate, Chinese advanced, Adorno||view|
|The Domesday Book on-line||
Describes the history of the Domesday Book, gives descritions of life at the time of its compilation, and provides information and links on...
|Medieval, Local history, 11th century||view|
This website provides radio and TV. For English-speaking learners, these Chinese materials are designed to develop the learners' ability to listen...
|Chinese radio, Chinese TV||view|
|'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan||
In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...
|Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century||view|
|A border to the unknown: folk ritual and interpretations of astrological phenomena in Edmond Halley’s A Description of the Passage of the Shadow of the Moon over England (1723) and James Catnach’s almanac, The Prophetic Messenger (1833), Anya Hancock||
Halley’s widely circulated broadside presents one of the earliest rational analyses of a solar eclipse. In it, the Enlightenment scientist...
|A Chapel, a Novel, and the Word of God. Virginia Brookes||
This essay attempts to portray two artefacts, the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Oxford, and the novel Adam Bede by George Eliot. These two...
|A comparative study of Lady Hertford’s grotto at Marlborough and William Kent’s illustration of Spring in James Thomson's The Seasons. Richard D A Lamont||
‘Poetry, Painting and Gardening, or the Science of Landscape, will forever by men of taste be deemed Three Sisters, or the Three Graces who dress...
|A Ghazal by ʿAttar||
This love-poem (ghazal) by ʿAttar combines several metaphors for the burning power of annihilation (fana') that are common in his work: the moth...
|Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry||view|
|A Modern Greek-English Dictionary||
A comprehensive Greek-English Dictionary, D. J. Georgacas, which presents the definitions, register, history and etymology for every word. All...
|Modern Greek, Greek language, Greek culture, Languages, Dictionaries, Bilingual||view|
|A monorhyme poem from the Diwan of Ibn 'Arabi||
This poem, in Arabic and English, is an example of a particular kind of poem, known as the monorhyme, where the final word of each line is the...
|Islamic mysticism, Sufi poetry, Ibn 'Arabi||view|