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2013-05-16 23:03:59

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art´s 7th annual brochure is now available. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art´s 2013 brochure/catalog is available for interested collectors. The 7th annual brochure includes a representative sample of art from a variety of ancient cultures. Included among the various antiquities in the catalog is a Roman Marble depicting the unfortunate satyr Marsyas. The ancient Roman marble is the upper section of a trapezophoros, an ornate table leg,...

2009-08-28 10:27:11

Salpinx, barbiton, aulos, syrinx.Never heard them? Never heard of them? Neither had anyone else, for centuries. Until now.These were all musical instruments, familiar to ancient civilizations but long since forgotten.Ancient instruments can be lost because they are too difficult to build, or too difficult to play, but they can be heard again thanks to the ASTRA (Ancient instruments Sound/Timbre Reconstruction Application) team. These researchers accomplish this feat using computer modeling...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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