Poetry From A Humble Perspective

Poetry From A Humble Perspective Poetry is the voice, wording, and expression of the truth and essence of humankind, their love, excitement, trouble, grief, and joys, the expression of their sensing and evaluation of existence and the beyond, through the tongue of feelings and emotions in an open or hidden...

Poetry

What is Poetry? Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and...

History Of Writing

History of Writing The history of writing traces the development of expressing language by letters or other marks[1] and also the studies and descriptions of these developments. In the history of how writing systems have evolved in different human civilizations, more complete writing systems were preceded by proto-writing, systems of ideographic or early mnemonic symbols...

The Scales of the Balance of Wisdom in Ancient Egyptian Sapiental Literature

This section is devoted to six Egyptian wisdom-teachings, written between ca. 2500 and 1075 BCE. The first three teachings (Hordedef, Kagemni & Ptahhotep) are translated, annotated and discussed in a single paper, which also serves as a general introduction to “maat”, truth and justice and “Maat”, the goddess of the...

New Religious Movements and Cults in Popular Culture

New Religious Movements and Cults in Popular Culture New religious movements and cults have appeared as themes or subjects in literature and popular culture, while notable representatives of such groups have themselves produced a large body of literary works. Beginning in the 1700s authors in the English-speaking world began introducing members of “cults” as antagonists.[1] Satanists, Sects of...

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