Aptosimum indivisum, Ornithogalum juncifolium, Relhania pungens, Aristea abyssinica, Helichrysum ecklonis, Leucospermum cuneiforme, Pelargonium pulverulentum. Names for which I have no derivations or about which I have further questions are being put on a separate page here and will be investigated further at a later date.
All dates are AD or CE current era unless otherwise specified. Some dates are approximations or "educated guesses. You can click any hyperlinked poem title or writer name to "drill down. If you're a student who "doesn't like poetry" and is only here grudgingly because of a school assignment, please reconsider.
Do you like music: If so, the vast majority of all such songs are rhyming poems set to music. So unless you dislike all the words of every song you've ever heard, you really do like poetry, after all! Our "Top Ten" lists allow you quickly find the best poets and poems, in our estimation and according to other critics.
The following sections then go into more detail, covering each major period from the Prehistoric to Modernism and Postmodernism.
As we begin our quest, let's keep in mind that the English words "story" and "history" derive from the same Latin root, historia. Before writing existed, all knowledge had to be passed down orally, and much of it did so in the form of poetry, because poetry is easier to remember than prose, as with nursery rhymes and the lyrics of our favorite songs.
Some of the poems on this page, as ancient as they are in their written forms, may be much older if they were passed down from generation to generation, orally.
THE SPIKE. It was late-afternoon. Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much. Gardening: Gardening, the laying out and care of a plot of ground devoted partially or wholly to the growing of plants such as flowers, herbs, or vegetables. Gardening can be considered both as an art, concerned with arranging plants harmoniously in their surroundings, and as a science, encompassing the. If you're not a member of the Avalon Forum, we warmly invite you to apply to join our community.. And if you appreciate and value this resource, which has taken quite a lot of work to create and compile, donations are always welcome — and needed.
If the first poem of the British Isles that we mention, the Song of Amerginreally dates back to the first Celts who invaded and settled the region, then Robert Graves' suggested date of BC may be plausible. But the honest truth is that no one really knows how far back in time some of these poems go.
Burch, editor, The HyperTexts Related pages: Free Verse Timeline Our top twenty poets of all time: Vincent Millay, Wilfred Owen, e. Native poetry remains oral. The Roman city of Londinium London is founded.
Elites study Latin, the language of church, state and commerce. Germanic tribes soon invade. He was also a scholar, writer and translator. French and Latin rule. Possible date for the Nowell Codex.Of course, gardens also provided food including vegetables and wine, and in the final analysis, we might know much less about ancient Egypt if it were not for the papyrus paper used through most of Egyptian history.
The surviving sources about the gardens and parks of Ancient Egypt relates to B.C. and B.C. A key feature of the gardens was the architecture, which was characterized by its grandeur. Ancient Egypt is considered one of the first countries where the skill of the creation of gardens and parks arose.
In gardening, a terrace is an element where a raised flat paved or graveled section overlooks a prospect.
A raised terrace keeps a house dry and provides a transition between the hard materials of the architecture and softer ones of the garden. Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from initiativeblog.com The garden of Eden contains descriptions that correspond with some of the very ancient Egyptian gardens as well.
Some were house-gardens or garden-houses. Below are extracts from a longer article by Jimmy Dunn, called "The Gardens and Ponds of Ancient Egypt".