Dante Alighieri (1265~1321) , “The Divine Comedy: Part #1. Inferno ”, 1320.

Vergil (Publius Vergilius Maro) (70 ~ 19 BC), “The Aeneid: The Voyage of Aeneas” which was a Latin epic, was the topic of an earlier blog post. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, “The Mistress of Spices: A Novel“, 1997 also was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Dante Alighieri (1265~1321), “The Divine Comedy: … Continue reading Dante Alighieri (1265~1321) , “The Divine Comedy: Part #1. Inferno ”, 1320.

Priya Hemenway, “Hindu Gods: The Spirit of the Divine”, 2003.

The “Diwali” candles of the Hindu celebration are shown ABOVE.  “Diwali” is celebrated in the month of October.   “Diwali”, like the Jewish “Hanukkah” is a festival of light. Padma पद्मा लक्ष्मी Lakshmi , “Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs”, 2016 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Padma पद्मा लक्ष्मी Lakshmi , “Tangy, Tart, … Continue reading Priya Hemenway, “Hindu Gods: The Spirit of the Divine”, 2003.

Homer ( Ὅμηρος ), “The Odyssey: The Voyage of Odysseus ( Ὀδύσσεια )“, 9th ~ 8th century BC.

Will Durant, “Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization”, 1935 was the topic of an earlier blog post. वाल्मीकि Valmiki, “Ramayana”; and, व्यासः Vyasa, “Mahabharata”,  Indian 6th century BC epics were the topic of an earlier blog post also. Here I present:  Homer ( Ὅμηρος ), “The Odyssey: The Voyage of Odysseus ( Ὀδύσσεια )“, … Continue reading Homer ( Ὅμηρος ), “The Odyssey: The Voyage of Odysseus ( Ὀδύσσεια )“, 9th ~ 8th century BC.

Vergil (Publius Vergilius Maro) (70 ~ 19 BC), “The Aeneid: The Voyage of Aeneas”.

  Apollonius Rhodius (born 295 BC), “Argonautica: The Voyage of the Argo”, a Greek epic was the topic of an earlier blog post. Arthur Koestler, “The Act of Creation”, 1964 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Arthur Koestler illustrates Humor, Science & Art as the “symbolism” of comic simile (Humor), hidden analogy (Science) … Continue reading Vergil (Publius Vergilius Maro) (70 ~ 19 BC), “The Aeneid: The Voyage of Aeneas”.

Apollonius Rhodius Ἀπολλώνιος Ῥόδιος (born 295 BC), “Argonautica: The Voyage of the Argo”.

Terrence Deacon, “The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and Brain”, 1997 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Will Durant, “Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization”, 1935 also was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Apollonius Rhodius Ἀπολλώνιος Ῥόδιος (born 295 BC), “Argonautica: The Voyage of the Argo”, a … Continue reading Apollonius Rhodius Ἀπολλώνιος Ῥόδιος (born 295 BC), “Argonautica: The Voyage of the Argo”.