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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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Document ‘A Kind of Silent Rhetoric’: the Significance of the Worthies of Chillingham Castle, Anna Brunton

This paper examines the political, cultural, and religious context of the Jacobean statues of the Worthies of Chillingham castle. This is established through an examination of the contemporary political importance of Chillingham. In addition,...

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Document ‘A Memory and a Prophecy’: Images of W. B. Yeats’s At The Hawk’s Well by Gerard Krasnopolski

This article examines W.B. Yeats’s ban on press photography during the first performance of At The Hawk’s Well in Lady Cunard’s drawing room in 1916, contrasting this with a photograph taken from a later performance by world-famous...

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Document ‘A Moderate Infusion of Oriental Learning’: Representations of the East India College at Haileybury and its influence on constructing the Company official by Sopna Nair

This essay explores two artefacts relating to the early history of the East India College at Haileybury and its specific mission in training new civil servants in India. The first of these artefacts is ‘A Letter to Lord Grenville on the East...

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Document ‘A perticuler sort of Christaline Glasse’: A taste of politeness and politics in the early eighteenth century, Sangeeta Bedi

This paper examines and compares two artefacts of the early eighteenth century; a heavy baluster wine glass c.1700 - 1710 and the poem Glass by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720) first published as a separate verse in her...

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Document ‘A Right Royal Tamasha’: Imaging Queen Victoria as Kaiser-i- Hind, Malvina Pollock Kalim

This article examines the elevation of Queen Victoria to Empress of India through the prism of John Tenniel’s satirical cartoon ‘New Crowns for Old Ones’ and Val Prinsep’s commemorative painting of the proclamation ceremony in Delhi in 1877. It...

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Document ‘A vision of the “Arabian Nights” character’: Two sightings of John Frederick Lewis in Cairo by Guy Philipps

This article considers two representations of the painter John Frederick Lewis in Cairo in the 1840s, one by W. M. Thackeray and one by the artist himself. Thackeray’s comedically fictionalised account portrayed Lewis living a life...

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Document ‘Bad taste of the town’: Hogarth satirised eighteenth-century theatre, but the public wanted spectacle by Simon Lamoon

William Hogarth, Alexander Pope and other social commentators of their age believed there was an intellectual decline in the cultural output of the eighteenth century. Hogarth demonstrated his derision of ‘lowbrow’ entertainment...

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Document ‘Come and Let Us Sweetly Join’: Engaging with the Dynamics of Early Methodist Practice and its Persecution through an Examination of Two Artefacts Related to the Love-Feast, Yvonne Farley

As proto-Methodism spread and developed in the early to mid-eighteenth century the movement was challenged by excessively vituperative satire which attacked the fervour, expansionism and method of its doctrine and practices. This article explores...

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Document ‘COTTON IS KING!’ Sarah Parker Remond, Manchester and the abolitionist movement in Britain and America, 1859-1861 by Hannah Ruddle

In 1859, abolitionist Sarah Parker Remond arrived in Liverpool to commence a series of lectures throughout Britain and Ireland, the first free African American woman to do so. Her address in Manchester in September 1859 encapsulates...

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