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Cute and Heroic Proportion

proportion_comparisonHeads high:

Normal: 7.5
Heroic: 8-8.5+
Cute: 5.5-6.5

http://listverse.com/2013/05/29/10-ways-evolution-messes-with-our-minds/
http://www.idrawdigital.com/2009/01/tutorial-anatomy-and-proportion/

Ancient Greek coins for auction

historyoftheancientworld.com

 

Myths and Heroes

 

From the pbs.org website:
Host Michael Wood takes an epic journey, following in the path of the Queen of Sheba, searching for Shangri-La in Tibet, untangling the tales of King Arthur’s Celtic Brittan and tracing the trek of Jason who sought the Golden Fleece.

More info here.

Wagner’s Ring Cycle

 

From pbs.org:
Robert Lepage’s acclaimed new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, will air on Great Performances at the Met, September 11-14 in primetime each night on PBS stations, as a major television event.

The operas – Das Rheingold, Die Walkűre, Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung — will be preceded on Monday, September 10 at 9 p.m. by the airing of award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke’s documentary Wagner’s Dream, which chronicles the backstage story of the creation of this ambitious new staging.

More info

The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/

Malmaison Virtual Tour

 

Virtual Tour

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chateau_de_Malmaison

George Petty


Western Paradigm

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