#J13 Robert Seymour Bridges, poet

In Autumn Moonlight   In autumn moonlight, when the white air wanIs fragrant in the wake of summer hence,'Tis sweet to sit entranced, and muse thereonIn melancholy and godlike indolence:When the proud spirit, lull'd by mortal primeTo fond pretence of immortality.Vieweth all moments from the birth of time,All things whate'er have been or yet shall... Continue Reading →

Tracking down Pallas

Pallas is the name given to the second asteroid discovered,  by German astronomer Heinrich  Olbers. He named the asteroid after himself, Pallas from Greek Mythology the patron goddess of Athens Greece, and our header image though from a shot in Vienna, Austria.  He was upset that Piazzi had beaten him in the race to find... Continue Reading →

Discovering Pallas

pallas Our featured image is a painting by Gustav Klimt of Pallas Athena, the patron goddess of Athene Greece.  It is one of his early works. Mythologically According to the Pelasgians (prehistoric peoples inhabiting Mediterranean lands), Athene was born beside the lake or river Triton and nurtured by three NYMPHS. Athene accidentally slew her childhood friend, Pallas,... Continue Reading →

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