“Let us leave modern men to their ‘truths’ and let us only be concerned about one thing: to keep standing amid a world of ruins.”
— Julius Evola (via das-grablied)

When has this world ever been anything but ruins?

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Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898), Saint George fighting the Dragon.

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Obnubilata by Agostino Arrivabene, 2013. oil on cardboard, 40 x 30 cm.

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Paul Klee (Swiss-German, 1879-1940), Still Life with Dice, 1923. Watercolours, wax pencil and ink on paper mounted on cardboard, 27 x 38 cm.


Greek Terracotta Lyre Player Origin: MediterraneanCirca: 225 BC to 175 BC  Dimensions: 10.5” (26.7cm) high  x 3.75” (9.5cm) wide  Collection: ClassicalMedium: Terracotta


Greek Terracotta Lyre Player
Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: 225 BC to 175 BC
Dimensions: 10.5” (26.7cm) high x 3.75” (9.5cm) wide
Collection: Classical
Medium: Terracotta


Henri Rivière ‘The Last Ray’ (Le Dernier Rayon) 1902 Lithograph

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Henry Fuseli - Ariadne Watching the Struggle of Theseus with the Minotaur. 1815-20

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Rama and Lakshmana Overwhelmed by Arrows: Folio from a Ramayana ‘Siege of Lanka’ Series

Attributed to Manaku

c. 1725

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Bilingual Seal of a Hittite King

In the center of this silver seal, an inscription in hieroglyphs (i.e., logograms) bears the name of Tarkummuwa, King of Mera, and the inscription is repeated in Hittite cuneiform along the rim. Discovered at the Turkish site of Smyrna, this bilingual seal provided one of the first clues to deciphering the hieroglyphic script native to ancient Anatolia. The language encoded in these hieroglyphs is, in fact, not Hittite, but Luwian. Both were Indo-European languages in use in ancient Anatolia during the second and first millennia BCE. (Source 1, 2)

Hittite, 1400 BCE.

The Walters Art Museum. Photo courtesy of CDLI.

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Alessandro Botticelli, Christ as the Man of Sorrows, 15th century

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Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), Nature - 1899

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by John Collier


Magic is increasingly vivid participation in all the fields of awareness one is heir to by virtue of one’s vocation as a human being.