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The greatest painter of the Spanish Counter- Reformation, the Cretan El Greco,
made his home in Toledo, where the local aristocratic and ecclesiastical society (
but not Philip II) seems to have fully appreciated his genius. El Greco's superb ...
In view of the importance of the bull in the worship ceremonies of Crete and
Mycenae, it is not surprising to find lyres among the stringed instruments of these
peoples. In Celtic society, depictions of lyres are found on the coins of pre-
... had relations with Crete. But it was not until just before the beginning of the
period just described that trade with the West became important, with progress in
marine architecture and navigational science making longer voyages possible.
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review