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Mosaic Tile Art for Beginners By Hugo Warner
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The use of tiny mosaic tiles or blocks to create works of art is an ancient craft that is becoming ever more popular in the present age. As an art form it can have great depth, variety and freedom of... More > expression – but best of all, it is a skill that can be aquired by anyone, with only a minimum of instruction..... Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
ARMENIA’S FRESCOES FROM URARTU AND CILICIA TO THE 21st CENTURY. 7000 Years of Art Treasures By Maximillien De Lafayette
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This is a fabulous book, elegantly printed, large format (Size: 8.50” x 11”) containing hundreds upon hundreds of photos in color, and rare/vintage illustrations, sketches, maps and... More > pictures. It includes: Armenia’s Early Frescoes. The Urartu era. Ancient Greco-Armenian frescoes and mosaic. Garni Temple. Armenia’s early Christian frescoes and figurative arts. Frescoes of medieval Armenia. Chronology and historical perspective of early Christian frescoes. 6th century and 7th century frescoes and murals. Between 921 and 930 A.D. Between 1,220 and 1,236 A.D. In the 14th century. Arrival of the Crusaders. In the 17th century and the 18th century. Frescoes from the Theodosia era to the 18th century. Armenia’s Modern and Contemporary Frescoes and Murals.< Less
As You Tithe, So You Prosper: A Series of Four Lessons in Tithing By L E Meyer
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As You Tithe, So You Prosper: A Series of Four Lessons in Tithing by L E Meyer. MANY PROFESSING Christians believe that tithing was an institution of the Mosaic law, that it was intended for the... More > ancient Hebrews but not for people of the present age. These individuals object to tithing, saying that we are no longer under the law of Moses but that through faith in Jesus Christ we are under grace and truth. Their contention is that we have no right to teach tithing now, as it belonged to the old dispensation and is not of the new. It is true that under the law of Moses a tenth part of all the increase of the flocks, of the land (fruit, grains), of all income was to be given into the Lord's treasury. Tithing however did not begin with the Mosaic law. Long before Moses' day Melchizedek, king of Salem, blessed Abraham saying: "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth: and blessed be God Most High, who hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand."< Less
Handicrafts in the Home By Mabel Tuke Priestman
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Contains information on: Piercing Sheet Metal -- Repoussé Work -- Etching on Metal -- Pottery-Making -- Wood- and Chip-Carving -- Stencil Craft -- Stencilling by Means of Acids -- Block... More > Printing -- Batik : An Ancient Javanese Handcraft -- Leather Work -- Pyrography -- Marine Mosaics -- Decorative Window Treatment -- Home-made Furniture -- Hand-woven Rugs -- Fancy Pattern Weaving -- Crocheted Rugs -- Pulled Rugs -- Beaded Drawn Work and Other Novelties -- Netting -- Old-time Quilting -- Artistic Darning -- Ribbon Work -- Raffia Needlework -- Appliqué.< Less
Handicrafts in the Home By Mabel Tuke Priestman
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Contains information on: Piercing Sheet Metal -- Repoussé Work -- Etching on Metal -- Pottery-Making -- Wood- and Chip-Carving -- Stencil Craft -- Stencilling by Means of Acids -- Block... More > Printing -- Batik : An Ancient Javanese Handcraft -- Leather Work -- Pyrography -- Marine Mosaics -- Decorative Window Treatment -- Home-made Furniture -- Hand-woven Rugs -- Fancy Pattern Weaving -- Crocheted Rugs -- Pulled Rugs -- Beaded Drawn Work and Other Novelties -- Netting -- Old-time Quilting -- Artistic Darning -- Ribbon Work -- Raffia Needlework -- Appliqué.< Less
A Seasoning of Lust By Jane Kohut-Bartels
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Jane Kohut-Bartels, writer and bellydancer, has woven a magic carpet of poetry, short story and other delightful forms of literary erotica. Japanese forms of poetry, tanka and haiku, free verse,... More > sonnets and other works create a mosaic that will keep you up at nights reading through this book. If not, your dreams will be invaded by particular visions of erotica. As a Turkish/Egyptian trained belly dancer, Jane Kohut-Bartels brings her exotic experiences in dance to her transcendent stories, weaving a particular magic that only well crafted stories can do. She rounds the world with her writings from ancient Japan, to Venice and France in the 18th century and back to the present, entertaining readers with her fertile imagination. How appropriate this book was released to the public February 14th, 2009, Valentine's Day. It is a gift that will stir the senses and gladden the heart.< Less
A Seasoning of Lust By Jane Kohut-Bartels
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Jane Kohut-Bartels, writer and bellydancer, has woven a magic carpet of poetry, short story and other delightful forms of literary erotica. Japanese forms of poetry, tanka and haiku, free verse,... More > sonnets and other works create a mosaic that will keep you up at nights reading through this book. If not, your dreams will be invaded by particular visions of erotica. As a Turkish/Egyptian trained belly dancer, Jane Kohut-Bartels brings her exotic experiences in dance to her transcendent stories, weaving a particular magic that only well crafted stories can do. She rounds the world with her writings from ancient Japan, to Venice and France in the 18th century and back to the present, entertaining readers with her fertile imagination. How appropriate this book was released to the public February 14th, 2009, Valentine's Day. It is a gift that will stir the senses and gladden the heart.< Less
The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours By Chris Alden
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Is the Greek alphabet all Greek to you? If so, you need The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours – a guide to modern Greek script for English speakers. The book offers a quick guide to Greek... More > letters for the beginner – followed by a detailed, letter-by-letter guide to modern Greek pronunciation and transliteration. There are also useful exercises, and plenty of examples of words in Greek script. With the help of this book, you'll be able to read the Greek letters you see in Greece and Cyprus – from shop fronts to road signs, menus to maps, bottles of wine to ancient mosaics – giving you more confidence in the Greek language everywhere you go. Greek isn't as hard to read as it looks, so buy The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours – and give it a go.< Less
Inspiration By Aleksandr Makarov
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Magic color fascinated man from time immemorial. Everyone would like to express their inner feelings as clearly as possible and beautiful. Like God who created our planet , the master takes threads... More > and beads and snow-white fabric creates its own world. Ancient and eternally young art of embroidery in Ukraine passed from generation to generation , all the while perfecting. To date, this form of art is still relevant. So, in Odessa lives master embroidery thread and beads Violetta Chuyko that in the 21st century recreates ancient tradition , giving it a new meaning. Force gives her genetic memory and inspires modern life. For seven years, the wizard creates new images and pictures. It works with threads and beads. Technology, which are made of - a cross, half-cross, beads and needle back. Each job has its own semantic meaning, but the exposure they are mosaic, add up to the overall picture. Her best work is presented in the calendar. An ancient art that comes to life in the new century, is worthy of attention.< Less
A Warrior for Artemis By Russ Hubbard
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While reading a book on ancient Rome for his history class, Joshua Parry is stunned to see a mosaic portrait of his family—his mother, his sister and himself—from the fourth century AD.... More > But not even that shock compares to waking up the next morning in Ephesus in the year 362 AD! For the next two weeks, Josh struggles to learn how to live in ancient Ephesus. With the help of friends, encounters with enemies, and the counsel of none other than emperor Julian the Apostate, Josh discovers new ways to view the world and his Christian faith. From seeking solace in the beauty of the Temple to Artemis, to training to fight with legionnaires, to debating religion and politics at seminars, Josh’s adventures in Ephesus teach him not only acceptance and confidence, but also how to defend himself with a gladius! When he returns to his modern-day home and family, he sets out to use his new skills and wisdom to establish peace with a posse of trouble-making classmates.< Less