Monthly Archives: October 2010

Monastery (or Abbey) of Melk

Umberto Eco refers to a mysterious book in the very beginning of his famous fiction The Name of the Roses. According to his description, the book ‘claimed to reproduce faithfully a fourteenth-century manuscript that, in its turn, had been found … Continue reading

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Christian Rosencreutz

The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz: Anno 1459 could be counted as one of seven wonders in the world of literature. This book was first published in 1616 in Strasbourg, and was attributed its authorship to Johann Valentin Andreae, a … Continue reading

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Thomas Henry Huxley

Aldous Huxley, a famous writer for his fiction work Brave New World, was born on 26 July 1894, in Surrey, England. From the moment when he was born, he was not a mere boy child born to an ordinary family … Continue reading

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