Tag Archives: Renaissance

Tobias and the Angel: Grateful Dead… Stuart France

William-Adolphe Bouguerea * … “If a story is canonical in one tradition and uncanonical in another it immediately raises two questions.” “What makes it ‘canonical’ for one tradition?” “And what makes it ‘uncanonical’ for the other?” “One might have supposed … Continue reading

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Tobias and the Angel… Stuart France

(Francesco Botticini) * The story of Tobias is told in the Book of Tobit in the Old Testament. The book of Tobit is part of the Catholic Old Testament but is considered apocryphal by Protestants and does not form part … Continue reading

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The face of history – A visit to Haddon Hall III

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again recently. We wandered out into the landscape. Although the workshop was over, apparently, the work begun on the weekend was only just beginning…  Parts … Continue reading

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All in the details – A visit to Haddon Hall II

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again recently. We wandered out into the landscape. Although the workshop was over, apparently, the work begun on the weekend was only just beginning…  Parts … Continue reading

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A visit to Haddon Hall

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again here over the past week or so. We always feel the need to ‘come down’ after these weekends and wandered out into the landscape. … Continue reading

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