Tag Archives: George Santayana

Two Views of the Celestial Spheres

This engraving by an unknown artist is called Empedocles Breaks through the Crystal Spheres. It first appeared in 1888 in a book by Camille Flammarion with the caption: “A missionary of the Middle Ages tells that he had found the point where … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 16, 2019

December 16th is American Pie Day * Boston Tea Party Day * Chocolate Covered Anything Day _______________________________________ MORE! Jane Austen, Zoltán Kodály and Grace Alele-Williams, click

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ON THIS DAY: December 16, 2018

December 16th is American Pie Day * Boston Tea Party Day * Chocolate Covered Anything Day _______________________________________ MORE! Beatrix Potter, Philip K. Dick and Jen Golbeck, click

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