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The Crucifixion of Christ. Art, Faith, and Science. An Investigation of the Passion of Christ through the Works of Artists, Christian Tradition, and Scientific Research

The Crucifixion of Christ. Art, Faith, and Science. An Investigation of the Passion of Christ through the Works of Artists, Christian Tradition, and Scientific Research

A fascinating historical and artistic investigation that explores the depiction of Jesus Christ on the Cross, from its origins to the present day. Representations of the Crucifixion throughout the centuries are explored through an in-depth analysis that considers the Holy Scriptures, Christian tradition, texts from Roman historians, the work of artists, and scientific research (including archaeological excavations, studies on the Holy Shroud, and anatomical crucifixions with corpses), along with the influence exerted by political, social, and religious dynamics. The author also traces the origin and evolution of iconographic elements and their geographical dissemination, such as the number of nails used to crucify Jesus. A study drawing from historical and iconographic sources, where each piece of information is carefully verified, offering an authentic and in-depth perspective on the subject.

Emotions on Canvas. The Female Twist in Art: Sofonisba and Artemisia: Pioneering the depiction of feelings in the male-dominated world of painting

Emotions on Canvas. The Female Twist in Art: Sofonisba and Artemisia: Pioneering the depiction of feelings in the male-dominated world of painting

Emotions on Canvas traces the historical evolution of emotional expression in art, particularly focusing on Leonardo da Vinci's motions of the soul, and the pioneering works of Sofonisba Anguissola and Artemisia Gentileschi. From ancient traditions of stoicism to Renaissance concepts of decorum, it explores how these artists challenged norms in the male-dominated world of painting. Through scientific advancements and artistic experimentation, they revolutionized the portrayal of feelings, paving the way for the conceptual revolution of the twentieth century. Their ability to capture emotion, especially in the face, transformed the understanding of art, emphasizing self-expression and introspection. Their impact remains significant, shaping the course of Fine Arts.

Linux Shell Magic One-Liners. A Book of Spells for Computer Wizards. One-Liners to Rule Them All: Mastering Linux Bash Commands and Scripting

Linux Shell Magic One-Liners. A Book of Spells for Computer Wizards. One-Liners to Rule Them All: Mastering Linux Bash Commands and Scripting

Unlock the magic of Linux bash commands and one-liners with this book of spells for computer wizards. Discover the power of the command line as you learn to automate tasks, manipulate data, and customize your system with just a few keystrokes. Whether you're a seasoned Linux user or a newcomer to the command line, this compendium of one-liners will guide you through the world of bash commands and scripting. Become a master of the arcane arts of Linux and harness the full potential of the command line with this book in hand.

FreePlay. Cheat Codes Mania: Tips and Tricks and Cheat Codes for thousands of classic videogames from the 1980s and the 1990s

FreePlay. Cheat Codes Mania: Tips and Tricks and Cheat Codes for thousands of classic videogames from the 1980s and the 1990s

Welcome to FreePlay, a comprehensive collection of Power-ups, Secrets, and Codes from the Golden Age of Video Game. Your ultimate companion to beat over 1300 video games from the electrifying 80s and 90s. This exhaustive compendium unlocks a universe where power-ups rule and secret codes are the currency of champions. Every page resurrects the thrill of discovering hidden levels, infinite lives, and godlike powers, transforming the ordinary into the legendary. Relive the golden age where a simple sequence of buttons could make you invincible. This guide is both for purists who prefer to play old games on the original console systems, and for newcomers who play abandonware ROMs on MAME and other emulators: it's your key to the kingdom of retro computing and retro gaming glory. Prepare to conquer old realms anew. This time you can win!



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