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Let There Be Light!

Does this look like a lamp to you? A recent article on a Cypriot Art Blog claims to shed “new light on an ancient lamp”. The lamp, from the Kent Collection (but previously owned by Thomas Sandwith) at the Harrogate Museum … Continue reading

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Feast of Thibaud Gaudin

Today, April 16 is the feast day of Thibaud Gaudin, second-to-last Grand Master of the Knight’s Templar (succeeded by Jacques de Molay), who is said to have passed beyond the Diamond Gate (died) on this day in 1292. In 1291, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Today is the Cyprian New Year – the Birth of Venus. It is the first day of the season of La Vache: Charm and Lust, and a celebration of the moment when true Beauty came into being. The foundational myth The … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of Moonlight

Cyprianism is in a season of Grace (February 11 – April 3), whose symbol is the ballerina. There are many reasons why this symbol was chosen. Consider this bit from the annotation of The Seed: What makes a thing extraordinary? The … Continue reading

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