Ancient Civilizations

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Dispatches from Proje Su by Aidan Koch & Margaret Ross Tolbert
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For the past five years, artist Margaret Ross Tolbert has been traveling to southern Turkey to the site of ancient Lycia, an autochthonous culture with roots in the Bronze Age, later Hellenized, and eventually controlled by the Romans.

Dispatches from Proje Su by Aidan Koch & Margaret Ross Tolbert
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For the past five years, artist Margaret Ross Tolbert has been traveling to southern Turkey to the site of ancient Lycia, an autochthonous culture with roots in the Bronze Age, later Hellenized, and eventually controlled by the Romans.

Eugène Green by Nicholas Elliott
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American-born French director applies the paradox of the Baroque worldview to the composition of his films, and most recently, to La Sapienza. Nicholas Elliott probes Green’s interest in the tension between spirit and reason.

A Modern Marvele by Montana Wojczuk
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Montana Wojczuck returns with an investigation—nay, exploration—of German wildman Werner Herzog’s latest film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams.

Fragments and Poems From the Ancient Greek by Brooks Haxton
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John Morris by Adam Fuss
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The art historian Carl Schusler’s vast archives document the decoding of patterns originating in the culture of the Paleolithic.

Alexander Nehamas by David Carrier
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According to Alexander Nehamas there is an art to living—it’s found in television, Montaigne and Nietzsche. Fellow philosopher David Carrier challenges Nehamas to explain what he means by the “philosophical life” and how writing fits into it.

The Cross of Charavaca by Chelo Amezcua
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Two Photographs by Linda Connor
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Two photographs of foreign wonders, Apollo, Mt. Nemrut, Turkey and Tree, Japan by Linda Connor. 

Two Photographs by Lynn Davis
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Disko Bay #15 and Saqqara II, Dynasty III by Lynn Davis.

p-p by Julia Wachtel
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