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Link A BRIEF HISTORY OF ATLANTIS: PLATO'S IDEAL STATE

The text book for the course is Kershaw, S.P., A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State, London: Robinson, 2016. It can be acquired directly from the publisher via the link here.

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Document 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 very different objects will be considered in the light of one another and connections will be sought...

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Link A Chinese Text Sampler

An annotated collection of digitized Chinese texts for students of Chinese language and culture. It provides modern Chinese literature, Chinese film scripts and song lyrics, classical Chinese literature, Chinese history, ethics, and politics and...

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Document A chivalric knight and deep sea dredging; or, ‘the everlasting thunder of the deep’ by Nicholas Pritchard

For Britons in the mid- to late nineteenth century the deep sea was starting to take a hold on the imagination. The successful attempt in 1858 to lay a telegraph cable between Ireland and Newfoundland drew political, corporate, and...

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Document 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 and Adorn Nature’. (Horace Walpole)

In a reading of William Kent’s illustration of Spring in...

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Link A Conversation with Tim O'Brien on Writing and War

From Stanford University: Authors Tim O'Brien and Tobias Wolff discuss war, ethics, and writing.

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Link A Foundation Course in Mandarin

This website provides Audio Clips, Exercise Keys, Vocabulary Lists, Indexes, and other materials for the foundation levels of Chinese language learner.

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Image collection An English view of French terror

Infamous and striking print by English artist, James Gillray. It portrays the September Massacres, 1792, which heralded the beginning of the radical phase and the Terror - remarkably made whilst the Massacres actually taking place.

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Document 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 and the candle, the coals of the fire and ashes.

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Document A list of poets studied

A summary of all the poets studied during Mystical Islamic Poetry 1-7.

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Link A map of Austria-Hungary 1887

A map of Austria-Hungary from the Reference Atlas of the World by John Bartholemew published in London in 1887.

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Link A map of Brandenburg in the Geman Empire 1882

A map of Brandenburg, the oldest region of Prussia, which was the largest state in the German Empire in 1882. From the Blackie and Sons Atlas published in Edinburgh in 1882.

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Link A map of Bulgaria, Eastern Roumelia and Ottoman Roumelia 1882

A map of independent Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia and their boundaries with Ottoman Europe 1882. From Blackie and Sons Atlas published in Edinburgh 1882. Romania is not shown on this map except for

its southern border with Bulgaria so the...

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Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

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Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

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Document A Map of Euthyphro (Handout 2)

An analytical sketch of the dialogue.

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Link A map of Serbia 1882

A map of the independent kingdom of Serbia in the Balkans in 1882. From the Blackie and Sons Atlas published in Edinburgh in 1882. The map shown only shows the kingdom of Serbia before the territorial

expansion of the first Balkan war in...

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Document A Map of Socrates's Apology (Handout 4)

An analytical overview of the Apology.

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Document A Map of Socrates's Apology (Handout 4)

An analytical overview of the Apology.

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Link A map of the United States of America 1783

A map of the new republic of the United States of America in 1783 when independence from Great Britain had been secured in the revolution.

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