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About simplicity and quintessence

In response to my post that “Simplicity is complex” Richard comments: No! 288 altre parole
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400 Roars of Tigers

 Happy 400th birthday UST!

University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Manila

30 January 2011

 

Known as the Royal, Pontifical, and Catholic University of Santo Tomas, home of the Tigers, and the legitimate oldest University in the Philippines and perhaps the oldest in Asia (and the world?!… mind you, UST is older than Harvard) as it celebrates this year it’s 400th year of providing quality education, helping out the under privileged, providing Catholicism in the youth, and basically helping build the Filipino nation. 924 altre parole

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Vasari on Fra Angelico

c. 1550

Fra Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole, whose secular name was Guido, deserves to be held in most honourable remembrance, both as an excellent painter and illuminator, and also as a perfect monk. 1.059 altre parole

Food for Thought: Fra Angelico and the Capitolini Exhibit

“The large Fra Angelico in the Academy is as clear and keen as if the good old monk stood there wiping his brushes; the colours seem to sing, as it were, like new-fledged birds in June.” – Henry James, …

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