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Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Ο Νέος Ναός Παναγίας Τήνου των Παναγιωτάκου & Μητσάκη - Πρόσθια Άποψη

Our Lady of Tinos Study of Panagiotakos – Mitsakis

The study of Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos and Nikolaos Mitsakis for the new Church of Our Lady of Tinos – a study which completed in 1931 – and all the events that followed, are the main themes of the second article of the series, which is dedicated to the first of them, the important Greek Modernist architect of Interwar.

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Ο Καθένας Νομίζει πώς Είμαι Ένας Κανίβαλος - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Yambo Ouologuem

When Black Men’s Teeth Speak Out – Yambo Ouologuem

Yambo Ouologuem, originally from Mali, West Africa, was one of the most important writers of the 20th century, although he was wrote only 3 books and a few poems in the French language. While his poetry has not been collected, here’s a representative one, entitled ‘When Black Men’s Teeth Speak Out’.

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Κλιματιζόμενος Εφιάλτης - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Χένρι Μίλερ

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare – Henry Miller

With the ‘Air-Conditioned Nightmare’ begins yet another fruitful writing period for Henry Miller, having just returned to the US from Europe in 1939 and World War II. Here is given an excerpt from this work, together with the autobiographical documentary ‘The Henry Miller Odyssey’ directed by Robert Snyder.

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Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Joseph Hardwick Pemberton

Joseph Pemberton & Hybrid Musk Roses

Joseph Pemberton, an Anglican clergyman, has emerged as one of the most important rose breeders of the twentieth century. It is its own work the creation of Hybrid Musk Roses group – large robust bushes whith strong fragrance and more or less continuously flowering in gigantic clusters.

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Πητ Μοντριάν, Οριζόντιο Δένδρο (Horizontal Tree - 1911). Λάδι σε Καμβά. Διαστάσεις 75,9 x 112,2 cm.

The Horizontal Tree of Piet Mondrian

Pete Montrian was the De Stijl art movement rapporteur, along with Theo van Doesburg. Neoplasticism, as he preferred to call the new movement, led abstract art to new fertile fields. The Horizontal Tree, presented here, belongs to the transitional period before the De Stijl principles were formulated.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »

Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Ο Νέος Ναός Παναγίας Τήνου των Παναγιωτάκου & Μητσάκη - Πρόσθια Άποψη

Our Lady of Tinos Study of Panagiotakos – Mitsakis

The study of Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos and Nikolaos Mitsakis for the new Church of Our Lady of Tinos – a study which completed in 1931 – and all the events that followed, are the main themes of the second article of the series, which is dedicated to the first of them, the important Greek Modernist architect of Interwar.

Read More »
Ο Καθένας Νομίζει πώς Είμαι Ένας Κανίβαλος - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Yambo Ouologuem

When Black Men’s Teeth Speak Out – Yambo Ouologuem

Yambo Ouologuem, originally from Mali, West Africa, was one of the most important writers of the 20th century, although he was wrote only 3 books and a few poems in the French language. While his poetry has not been collected, here’s a representative one, entitled ‘When Black Men’s Teeth Speak Out’.

Read More »
Κλιματιζόμενος Εφιάλτης - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Χένρι Μίλερ

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare – Henry Miller

With the ‘Air-Conditioned Nightmare’ begins yet another fruitful writing period for Henry Miller, having just returned to the US from Europe in 1939 and World War II. Here is given an excerpt from this work, together with the autobiographical documentary ‘The Henry Miller Odyssey’ directed by Robert Snyder.

Read More »
Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Joseph Hardwick Pemberton

Joseph Pemberton & Hybrid Musk Roses

Joseph Pemberton, an Anglican clergyman, has emerged as one of the most important rose breeders of the twentieth century. It is its own work the creation of Hybrid Musk Roses group – large robust bushes whith strong fragrance and more or less continuously flowering in gigantic clusters.

Read More »
Πητ Μοντριάν, Οριζόντιο Δένδρο (Horizontal Tree - 1911). Λάδι σε Καμβά. Διαστάσεις 75,9 x 112,2 cm.

The Horizontal Tree of Piet Mondrian

Pete Montrian was the De Stijl art movement rapporteur, along with Theo van Doesburg. Neoplasticism, as he preferred to call the new movement, led abstract art to new fertile fields. The Horizontal Tree, presented here, belongs to the transitional period before the De Stijl principles were formulated.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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