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Wandering Paris

Author : Jill Butler
ISBN : 0762738049
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Paris is a city of wonder, its many faces welcoming creative exploration. For travelers searching for the city''s soul who want more than the tried-and-true tourist sites, Wandering Paris is your ticket to discovering your own true and authentic Paris. Through charming illustrations and evocative text, artist Jill Butler (Rendez-Vous in France) presents her beloved city in myriad moods, allowing a perfect match for any particular day. Each outing starts with a point of departure and a map, and ends with suggestions for dinner or an aperitif. Examples include: Whether rollerblading through the streets of Paris late into the night or combing the flea markets for hidden treasures, this artist''s notebook shares a Parisian''s inside knowledge, much as a friend would tailor a visit just for the reader.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Wandering Begging Monks

Author : Daniel Folger Caner
ISBN : 9780520344563
Genre : Religion
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An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. Such monks often served as spiritual advisors to urban aristocrats whose patronage gave them considerable authority and independence from episcopal control. This book is the first comprehensive study of this type of Christian poverty and the challenge it posed for episcopal authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity. Focusing on devotional practices, Daniel Caner draws together diverse testimony from Egypt, Syria, Asia Minor, and elsewhere—including the Pseudo-Clementine Letters to Virgins, Augustine's On the Work of Monks, John Chrysostom's homilies, legal codes—to reveal gospel-inspired patterns of ascetic dependency and teaching from the third to the fifth centuries. Throughout, his point of departure is social and cultural history, especially the urban social history of the late Roman empire. He also introduces many charismatic individuals whose struggle to persist against church suppression of their chosen way of imitating Christ was fought with defiant conviction, and the book includes the first annotated English translation of the biography of Alexander Akoimetos (Alexander the Sleepless). Wandering, Begging Monks allows us to understand these fascinating figures of early Christianity in the full context of late Roman society.
Category: Religion

The Wandering Jew

Author : Eugène Sue
ISBN : PRNC:32101019436508
Genre : Wandering Jew
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Wandering In Paris

Author : Joanna Biggar
ISBN : 0985267267
Genre :
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Wandering Fires

Author : mrs. M C Despard
ISBN : OXFORD:600065104
Genre :
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Bentley S Miscellany

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : NYPL:33433081753331
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature

Wandering Women

Author : Angeline A. Kelly
ISBN : UOM:39015034257363
Genre : Travel
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Spanning the five continents, Wandering Women presents travel writings from the 1790s to the 1990s. These thirty-seven intrepid travellers include Anna Jane Thornton who posed as a male sailor in order to get to New York. Beatrice Grimshaw, world-record cyclist who is still remembered in Papua and Daisy Bates who recorded the lives of the Australian Aborigines. These are tales drawn from journals, autobiographies, letters and private diaries as well as the travel books of present day professionals such as Dervla Murphy. These women write as wives or companions, as political exiles, emigrants, nuns, journalists, servants or anthropologists. Across Russia, Canada and the Atlantic ocean to the USA, the Pacific islands, Africa and Tibet, they travel by canoe and camel, ox-wagon and bicycle. Some are solo explorers, some travel on duty, for pleasure or for economic gain. Most are adventurous, some foolhardy but all write in vivid and memorable ways.
Category: Travel

The Author

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ISBN : UOM:39015013732253
Genre : Authors, English
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Wandering With The Indus

Author : Philippe Fabry
ISBN : UOM:39015037461715
Genre : Indus River
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Category: Indus River

Wandering In France

Author : Edward Maslin Hulme
ISBN : UOM:39015002135369
Genre : France
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Category: France