Cicero characterizes philosophy as cultura animi

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Although Pliny the Elder did not yet coin the word “culture” (cultura) as a term, he did distinguish between terrenus (belonging to the earth) and facticius (artificially produced things).

Cicero characterizes philosophy as cultura animi, that is, as the cultivation of the spirit. In addition to culture as material culture in Pliny, there is also culture as a processing of one's own personality.

Fossil sharks and rays - from Mödling!

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Fossil sharks and rays - from Mödling!

Fabio Colonna was able to show as early as in 1616,  in his treatise De Glossopetris Dissertatio, that the alleged adversary tongues are actually shark teeth.

Lala Meredith-Vula - Wisdom today and forever

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Lala Meredith-Vula  - Wisdom today and forever

Urtësi sot e mot (Wisdom today and forever): We find the words which give character to Lala Meredith-Vula’s exhibition at the Marubi National Museum of Photography in Shkodra on a banner, in a photograph, that the Albanian-English artist made in Vranjevc, Prishtina on 4th May 1990.

MANIPULATION - curated by Luçjan Bedeni

MANIPULATION - curated by Luçjan Bedeni

The invention of photography by Nicéphore Niépce in 1825 through the process of heliography pushed early photographers to perfect their techniques. Not long after its creation, first practices of manipulation followed.

Visa special provision for Turkish tourists not extended

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Visa special provision for Turkish tourists not extended

A special arrangement with the EU Commission had made it possible for Turkish tourists to travel to one of the Greek islands since the summer of 2012, without first having to go to the Greek consulate for the necessary visa application.

Mobile homes on the CMT - no longer box vans

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Mobile homes on the CMT - no longer box vans

Motor homes are motor vehicles with an interior fitting suitable for the home, so at least the official classification of these vehicles is described, whereby the vehicle base is usually a mini van.

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