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A collection of works that explore the rich and evocative legend of King Arthur. The exploits of Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been a staple of British literature through the centuries, drawing together themes of pagan wizardry, the search for the Holy Grail, chivalry and of course romance.
A collection of works that explore the rich and evocative legend of King Arthur. The exploits of Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been a staple of British literature through the centuries, drawing together themes of pagan wizardry, the search for the Holy Grail, chivalry and of course romance.
Literary topics taken from the textbook "Time Machines". vol. 1, CIDEB, read by Maria Grazia Tundo
The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold more than 12 million printed items, over 80,000 e-journals and outstanding special collections inclu ...
He is a divinely handsome young man, valiant and fiercely loyal to his uncle who adopted and nurtured him from the time he was an abandoned orphan. She is the ethereally beautiful princess of a faraway country, betrothed to the middle-aged uncle. They meet when the young man is sent as an emissary to her country to bring her back for the grand wedding. On board the ship, the two fall tragically in love. Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bedier is a retelling of an ancient legend which has been po ...
A podcast about The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher.
Android's Dungeon
Android's Dungeon is a podcast about board gaming, video games, and often times other things started by Jack and Joel in 2016 in Guelph, Ontario.Whether you're new to the hobby or a seasoned grognard, there's something for everyone here.
The podcast where the best in the small press comics scene make one hell of a big noise!
One of the earliest recorded histories of Britain; Nennius wrote the book around 796BC. These days Nennius is recognised as being a teller, and embellisher, of historic characters and events; but his book is notable as one of the earliest that mention Arthur (of Arthurian legend). (Summary by Alan Stealey)
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For the ACP's final guest show of 2018 they are joined by uber-writer on the rise Ram V (Paradiso, Black Mumba). That leads to plenty of writing process talk, chat about his work past, present and future and theres tons of great indie recommendations for everyone. Theres also chat about recent comic events, upcoming show talk and of course plen ...…
Classical works that have inspired Christmas songs, and traditional Christmas songs that have found their way into classical works
Joel and Jack have Stefan on to talk about Secret Hitler, learn REEF, and do a quick Mega Civilization recap from the week before.
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Works by Mahler, Ravel, Korngold, Reznícek, Bernstein, and more.
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Panel Discussion to debate the proposed changes to the policy on Open Access for monographs in the next REF after REF 2021 which will have profound implications for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Panellists: Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian, Professor Julia Smith, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, Research Director, ...…
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The forest in music by Wagner, Mahler, Strauss, Debussy, Orff, Britten, and more
Jack sits down with filmmaker Peter Szabo to discuss the Toronto International Film Festival, best picks, and movies in general.
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