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Kazim Not I am Kazim Knot Cosmonaut I am Naught Not I am a Kazimnaut January 31, 2014: [caption id="attachment_80668" align="alignright" width="500"] Bas-relief representing the Descent of the Ganges or the Arjuna's Penance, Mahabalipuram, India[/caption] The stars we see exist in different space than we do, their well-known patterns and mythical associations dependent on our relationship to them, but also of course in a [...] by

Sappho Delights Us With Some NEW POEMS (on Papyrus) January 29, 2014: Oh goddess, this is best news of all time: "A chance inquiry by an unidentified collector" has resulted in the discovery of new poems from SAPPHO. As The Daily Beast reports: ...[A] spectacular literary discovery: Parts of two previously unknown poems by Sappho, the great Greek poetess of the 7th Century B.C. One of the poems is [...] by

Bitch on Sappho May 17, 2011: For their Feministory series, Bitch magazine has pulled together a dossier of sorts on the lyric poet Sappho, about whom very little is actually known despite the respect her work receives both now and during her lifetime (about 615 to 550 BC). What is known is that she taught at a school for unmarried women, Plato referred to her as the 10th [...] by

Your epithalamium is showing November 20, 2010: Adam O'Riordan takes Guardian readers on a tour through epithalamia (no x-rays or invasive surgery required.) Though it sounds more like an obscure piece of anatomy you never knew existed until you embarrassingly managed to strain it while mowing the lawn, the epithalamium is "a handsome but disconcertingly formal word meaning simply a poem for a [...] by