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The Herod Mosaic By Sander Diamond
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The Herod Mosaic is set in two worlds, the period of the Second Temple to the destruction of Judea in 70C.E. and today’s Middle East. The two main characters are leading authorities on the... More > artifacts and history of the first century C.E., Father Michelangelo Urban Lorenzo, a Jesuit priest-scholar and Dr. Paolo Pisa, who holds both Italian and Israeli citizenship. Both men, in their 60s, know each other professionally. Each is suspicious of the others’ motives. Over the years, they have been invited by the Israeli government to examine artifacts and render their professional judgments. In 2008, they are invited to the Israeli Department of Antiquities to examine artifacts from an extant Roman theater on a hill above Tiberias. The first Passion Play, the Gospel According to Matthew has been uncovered, staged as a Greek tragedy and along with it, a coded map disguised as a poem. In a few days, the two find themselves in a thriller-adventure involving the Israeli elite, the Iranians, Palestinians, and the Vatican.< Less
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
Domus Aurea, Rome - An Ebook Guide By Ebook-Guide
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After the famous Fire of Rome, Emperor Nero began building a new residence, its walls coated in precious marbles and its vaults decorated in gold and precious stones, hence its name, the Domus Aurea.
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
Essays on Western Civilization By Stephen E. Seale
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What does it mean when we talk about Western Civilization? What are the constituent elements that make up this civilization? Do we look to Ancient Greece and Rome? Do we look to the Judeo-Christian... More > religious traditions that have shaped the society? What about the traditions of secret societies such as the Masons? Do any one of these things define Western Civilization, or is it a mosaic of all these things, and many more? While not meant to be an exhaustive study of the history of Western Civilization, the essays in this volume should give a glimpse into some of the elements mentioned above, and spark some interest in the subjects covered.< Less
5 Maccabees By Apostle Arne Horn
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The Fifth book of the Maccabees is an ancient Jewish work relating the history in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC.The book chronicles the events from Heliodorus' attempt to rob the Temple treasury in... More > 186 BC to the death of Herod the Great's two sons about 6 BC. It is little more than a summary of the events in first and second book of the Maccabees and the relevant chapters in Flavius Josephus. Only chapter 12 is original but also "seems with errors of various kinds". Similar to other Books of the Maccabees, this work aims at consoling Jews in their sufferings and encouraging them to be steadfast "in their devotion to the Mosaic law".< Less
New Century: Tiger's Eye By Alexander Shaw
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Set on an alternate Earth where great cats evolved to become the dominant species, Tiger’s Eye follows Hrao, a somewhat obsessive-compulsive hunter who one day discovers a human child adrift in... More > the river. This is the story of her epic quest to get rid of him. They journey out into a land shrouded in mystery, at once ancient and new, beset on all sides by dangers both strange and personal. Hrao is going to have to let her guard down a little in order to forge the kind of companionship that might allow at least one of them to survive this perilous road. Part of the shared universe of New Century, a saga set across many worlds with each story constituting a piece of the grand mosaic. This edition is beautifully illustrated by artist Antonio Torresan.< Less