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2014: The Nine Sky Gardens of Shanghai Tower are Coming

When Shanghai Tower opens in 2014 it will be a building that you’ll likely want to put on your “architecture to see before you die” list. Nebuchadnezzar’s famed Hanging Gardens of Babylon (circa the 7th century BCE) are going to be … Continue reading

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Groovy Park Instrument Players Led by a Singing and Dancing Kybele

Some male devotees accompany their chain-wielding goddess: Below are some fit lines from Euripides’ Bakkhai  (from scene 1) describing Korybantes—ecstatic drumming and pipe-playing young men devoted to the Phrygian mother-goddess Kybele: Triple-crested Korybantes Devised for me The circle of stretched hide! In … Continue reading

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