The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: maps

30.01.02 – Wednesday

30 January 2002, around 17.25.

Just so you know, this post has been edited. Vergil is a hack.1 Homer (being collective) had it right; I don’t care if Iuno foments mishap for that man so blatantly remarkable for pietas (face it, Aeneas is a square – that’s what having a destiny does to people). I’d rather spend time with some […]

1.02.02 – Friday

1 February 2002, around 7.35.

Of interest to me today: Nations with land bordering China, clockwise from lower right: Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mongolia, North Korea. Nations with land bordering the US, clockwise from lower right: Mexico, Canada. Pushing great sheets of ice off of cars; they slide so beautifully, cracking into […]

Improbable places (2)

21 November 2002, around 16.37.

The room of maps and diagrams Library, 11:36 a.m.

Periplus

31 May 2003, around 8.14.

From Francis Yates’s The Rosicrucian Enlightenment (p. 202): The years of peaceful life in his native country came to an end for Comenius with the defeat of Frederick at the Battle of the White Mountain in 1620 which meant, for Bohemia, the suppression of the national religion. The Bohemian Brethren were proscribed. In 1621 the […]

Crambe repetita (44)

15 August 2016, around 6.11.

Gert Jonke, The System of Vienna.

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