Monthly Archives: June 2013

Code of Hammurabi (1772 BC)

Code of Hammurabi (1772 BC)

Perhaps the most remarkable and influential creation of its time, Hammurabi’s code is the oldest set of laws known to exist. Hammurabi, king and chief …

 

Confessions, Augustine of Hippo (397-398)

Confessions, Augustine of Hippo (397-398)

BOOK THIRTEEN The mysteries and allegories of the days of creation. Augustine undertakes to interpret Gen. 1:2-31 in a mystical and allegorical fashion so as to …

 

Palais Royal as heterotopia

Palais Royal as heterotopia

By the revolution of 1789, the four-story, quadrangular Palais Royal in Paris had become the most glittering tourist center of Europe, with 180 shops and …

 

The Excommunication of Frederick II (1239)

The Excommunication of Frederick II (1239)

1. By the authority of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul, and by our own authority, we …

 

statistics – Manuel Castells – The Information Age trilogy

statistics – Manuel Castells – The Information Age trilogy

Finale The promise of the Information Age is the unleashing of unprecedented productive capacity by the power of the mind. I think, therefore I produce. In …