New Acropolis Sabadell organized this outdoor activity with the installation of telescopes for star and constellations observation, which was accompanied by mythical tales about the starry sky across different civilizations[…]
The Mercat Solidari project of New Acropolis Barcelona remained active during the summer, including August, thanks to the volunteer team and participating stores. Every week, the volunteer team has managed[…]
Director of New Acropolis Central Russia Andrey Groshev and director of Moscow Center branch Natalia Chulichkova took part in “Volunteer” program at the radio station “Komsomolskaya pravda”. Volunteering is a[…]
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
Once there was a city known as “the greatest emporium in the whole world” (Strabo, Geography). For generation after generation it attracted the finest scholars, philosophers, poets and inventors. It was a truly international centre that brought together Egyptians, Greeks and Jews, as well as Babylonians, Persians, Gauls, Phoenicians and Romans. In a spirit of […]
“And just as speech is invention about objects and ideas, so myth is invention about truth.” – Humphrey Carpenter You may not know it, but as a child, plant allegories may have left a bigger impact on you than first imagined. Vivid and captivating fables, like conceptual seeds that were sown in your mind through […]
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Does a circle have sides? – Not really. We can ‘project’ sides onto it but the fact is that there are no sides, only a circumference on which every single point has the same distance to the centre. Is spirituality left or right wing? Well, I also don’t think that it makes sense to ‘project’ […]
Titian (c. 1488-1576) is arguably the greatest Venetian painter of the Italian Renaissance, who earned European-wide fame and recognition during his own lifetime. The collection of paintings referred to as his ‘poesies’ (a name he coined himself) delineate poetic pictures or poetry produced in painting and draw upon the Roman poet Ovid’s classic epic, Metamorphoses […]