Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Perizzites

Along with the Canaanite, the Perizzite is depicted in the Old Testament as an enemy tribe for the Israelite especially in the period of their occupation of the Canaan area led by Joshua. It is pointed out that the word … Continue reading

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Wodan, an ancient god in the German mythology

Wodan (also known as Woden or Wotan to the Saxons and Odin to the Norse) is one of important gods in the ancient Germanic mythology. It is said that Wodan was quite popular among the noble class as the chief … Continue reading

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Dostoevsky’s St Petersburg

Fyodor Dostoevsky starts one of his most famous novels Crime and Punishment as following:   On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though … Continue reading

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