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TOSCA Libretto Metropolitan Opera House Grand Opera Fred Rullman In very good + condition. Magnum Opus, Cthulhu, Live Action, Radios, Cavalleria Rusticana, Opera News, Metropolitan Opera, Musical Theatre, Sheet Music

A libretto (Italian for "booklet") is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum (plural incunables or incunabula, respectively), is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the 16th century. Incunabula are not manuscripts, which are documents written by hand. Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Initial Letters, Letter Art, British Library, Grimm, Reference Letter, Mint

An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum (plural incunables or incunabula, respectively), is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the 16th century. Incunabula are not manuscripts, which are documents written by hand.

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The Tower of Babel

An Etymological Database Project | Now also in conjunction with: The Global Lexicostatistical Database

authalic (comparative more authalic, superlative most authalic)(cartography) Of a map, equal-area. B Words, Cartography, Equality, Philosophy, Science, Map, Social Equality, Location Map, Maps

authalic - Wiktionary

authalic (comparative more authalic, superlative most authalic)(cartography) Of a map, equal-area.

This 1812 map is the origin of the term “Gerrymander,” a portmaneau of Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry’s name with “salamander.” Originally published as an editorial cartoon in the Boston Centinel Political Science, Political Cartoons, Social Science, Geometry Help, Monroe Doctrine, Essex County, Swing State, Old Maps, Journal

Gerrymander: The original Gerrymander pictured in an 1812 cartoon. The word is a portmanteau of Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry's name with salamander.

homunculus, which literally means little man Medieval Paintings, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Art, Ugly Baby, Baby Painting, Early Middle Ages, Old Men, Teaching Art, Ikon

Watch: Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

They are pretty strange-looking, and it's entirely intentional.

strophalos (plural strophaloi)A wheel or spinner that is an emblem of the Greek goddess Hecate. B Words, Ancient Greek, Mythology

strophalos - Wiktionary

strophalos (plural strophaloi)A wheel or spinner that is an emblem of the Greek goddess Hecate.

inviolability or sanctity of life is a principle of implied protection regarding aspects of sentient life that are said to be holy, sacred, or otherwise of such value that they are not to be violated. This can be applied to both animals and humans or micro-organisms; for instance, in religions that practice Ahimsa, both are seen as holy and worthy of life. B Words, Religion, Articles, How To Apply, Sayings, Animals, Life, Animales, Lyrics

inviolability or sanctity of life is a principle of implied protection regarding aspects of sentient life that are said to be holy, sacred, or otherwise of such value that they are not to be violated. This can be applied to both animals and humans or micro-organisms; for instance, in religions that practice Ahimsa, both are seen as holy and worthy of life.

Example of an entry from a historical dictionary ('encyclopedia' from the New English Dictionary), showing use of cited quotations and chronological ordering of senses. Welsh Language, Dutch Language, B Words, Some Words, Early Modern English, Classical Latin, Oxford English, Middle English, English Dictionaries

Example of an entry from a historical dictionary ('encyclopedia' from the New English Dictionary), showing use of cited quotations and chronological ordering of senses.

Café au lait (French for "coffee with milk") is coffee with hot milk added. It differs from white coffee, which is coffee with cold milk or other whiteners added. Coffee Mix, Coffee Creamer, Best Coffee, Coffee Drinks, Coffee Cups, White Coffee, Coffee Beans, French Coffee, Espresso

Café au lait (French for "coffee with milk") is coffee with hot milk added. It differs from white coffee, which is coffee with cold milk or other whiteners added.

sartorial - Of or relating to the tailoring of clothing. Etym: From New Latin sartorius (“pertaining to a tailor”), from Late Latin sartor (“tailor”), from Latin sarcire (“to patch, mend”). Sartorius Muscle, B Words, I Meet You, Patches, Clothing, Outfits, Outfit Posts, Kleding, Clothes

sartorial - Wiktionary

sartorial - Of or relating to the tailoring of clothing. Etym: From New Latin sartorius (“pertaining to a tailor”), from Late Latin sartor (“tailor”), from Latin sarcire (“to patch, mend”).

Allophilia is having a positive attitude towards outgroup members. The outgroup members can be anyone who possesses characteristics that are different from one's own B Words, Positive Attitude, Philosophy, Positivity, Science, Canning, Think Positive, Philosophy Books, Home Canning

Allophilia is having a positive attitude towards outgroup members. The outgroup members can be anyone who possesses characteristics that are different from one's own