The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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A shallow drum is depicted on a Greco-Scythian metal gorytus, or bow and arrow
case, of the 4th century BC, but there again no evidence exists of its having been
known to Greece. Frame drums, traditionally women's instruments in the Near ...
Various branches of culture held sway in successive centuries: in the 16th
century social and political thought predominated; in the 18th century learning
and education came to the fore, to be succeeded in the 19th century by a
flowering of ...
Lustre painting (probably introduced in mid- 10th century) was nevertheless,
excellent in quality. A typical feature is the painting on the backs of dishes, a
practice Painting derived from Baghdad and later copied by the Moorish on the
potters of ...
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