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by Robert Curzon
Robert Curzon was a wealthy, VERY determined bibliophile who traveled through the Middle East and M.
Robert Curzon was a wealthy, VERY determined bibliophile who traveled through the Middle East and Mt. Athos to see the library collections in the great monasteries. And his self-presentation to them as "first cousin, once-removed, of the kings of Europe" got him into these places.
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There are in fact many anecdotes in the book, mostly second hand (as the above), that illustrate, for example, the honesty of Turkish porters or the guile of Armenian dealers
There are in fact many anecdotes in the book, mostly second hand (as the above), that illustrate, for example, the honesty of Turkish porters or the guile of Armenian dealers. I suspect many a national stereotype has its origins in the tales told to Victorian travellers. But enough apologies already!
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Стр. 265 - Church sanctity is always in the inverse ratio of beauty.
Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва. Стр. All Greek saints are painfully ugly, but the hermits are much uglier, dirtier, and older than the rest ; they must have been very fusty people besides, eating roots, and living in holes like rats and mice. It is difficult to understand by what process of reasoning they could have persuaded themselves that, by living in this useless, inactive way, they were leading holy lives.
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Visit to the Coptic Monasteries near the Natron Lakes-The De sert of Nitria–Early Christian Anchorites-St proposed to visit.
Visit to the Coptic Monasteries near the Natron Lakes-The De sert of Nitria–Early Christian Anchorites-St. It was in Egypt where.
Robert Curzon junior. Publisher: George Newnes. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Vigencia del pensamiento de Gramsci.
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