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2013-02-21 23:01:13

An international coalition of book artists exhibit work responding to the 2007 car bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad´s street of booksellers. The exhibit consists of fifty-four artist books created by the letterpress and book arts community in response to the bombing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 On March 5, 2007, during the States´ most recent war with Iraq, an unnamed group detonated a car bomb in al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad´s age-old center for...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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