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Thursday 27 December 2018

Photo: Caton d'Utique lisant le Phédon avant de se donner la mort (Cato of Utica reading the Phaedo before committing suicide). Carrara marble, 1840. Artist: Jean-Baptiste Roman (1792–1835), François Rude (1784–1855) Commissioned in 1832, the work was unfinished at Roman's death. Rude carried it on...

Wednesday 26 December 2018

Photo: Polar Bear jumping, in Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway (author: Arturo de Frias Marques; edited by K Abdelhamid).Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the...

Tuesday 25 December 2018

 Photo:    Beginning of a Byzantine copy of the Gospel of Luke, 1020    Byzantinischer Maler um 1020 - The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202. The text shown is the beginning of the Gospel of Luke, verse 1:3-...

Monday 24 December 2018

Photo: A lovely Christmas in Norwegian to you from the John Batchelor Show  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneMonday 24 December  2018 / Hour 1, Block A: Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty, by John M. Barry (1 of 4) A revelatory history of the...

Friday, 21 December 2018

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWPhoto: ROJAVA - Asayish members in Kobanî. The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (DFNS), formerly and still commonly known as Rojava, is a de facto autonomous region in northern Syria.  Source: http://www.dengiamerika.com/a/3760091.html, by Voice of AmericaPermissions: This...

Thursday 20 December 2018

Photo: Chinese Immigration Act of 1885 certificate.  Today, three Canadians are being held in China, at least one apparently being tortured, in retribution for Canada’s accepting the legal obligation to detain Ms Meng after the United States isued an international arrest warrant for her on grounds...

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Photo: Water pollution in India. Photo by  MilaAdamPermissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work; to remix – to adapt the workJOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-hosts: Gordon...

Tuesday 18 December 2018

Photo: Michaelangelesque (pardon the neologism) painting inside Las Vegas Hotel in Nevada. Photo by Public DomainPermissions:  via <a href="https://www.goodfreephotos.com/">Good Free Photos</a> ; this photo is under the CC0 / Public Domain License. Image Info  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-...

Monday 17 December 2018

Engraving with etching:  The Philistines Place the Ark of the Covenant in the Temple of Dagon  (I Samuel). Artist:  Battista Franco Veneziano  (1510–1561); circa 1540 *   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR, the Great Voice of the Great Lakes  Hour OneMonday 17 December  2018 / Hour...

Friday 14 December 2018

Photo: Envelope from the first American Civil War.  “He who noteth even the fall of a sparrow will have some purpose even in the fate of one like me.” 13 Nov 1862. Sent from Harrisburgh to Mrs Louisa Winters(?), Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Permissions: PublicDomainPictures.net  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  ...

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