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Super-dreadnought HMS Orion

Super-dreadnought HMS Orion

Super-dreadnought HMS OrionThis picture shows the super-dreadnought HMS Orion. She was the name-ship of the Orion class of battleships, the first British dreadnoughts to carry all of their main guns on the centre line. They were also the first to carry 13.5in guns. The biggest design flaw was the position of the tripod mast with the important gun control platform.

Fight for Freedom

Fight for Freedom

Fight for Freedom 1941-42

J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum of Malibu, California, is situated on a hilltop in the Santa Monica Mountains, just off the San Diego Freeway. He considered art to be an enlightening influence; his perspective led to the museum& 39;s inception.The Getty Museum, first built in 1971, presents Getty& 39;s collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views of Los Angeles& 39;s environs — the Pacific Ocean, San Gabriel Mountains, and the city& 39;s vast street grid.

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Free course: "Gabriel García Márquez between power, history and love"

In the course "Gabriel García Márquez between power, history and love", we will be able to identify the narrative contributions of the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez to universal literature through the study of three of the author's great obsessions: power, history and love. We will have the opportunity to enjoy reading the following works: "The incredible and sad story of the candid Eréndira and her heartless grandmother" (1972), "The Autumn of the Patriarch" (1975), "Chronicle of a death foretold "(1981)," Love in times of cholera "(1985)," The general in his labyrinth "(1989) and" Of love and other demons "(1994).

Three curiosities about Sigmund Freud and the world around him

Three curiosities about Sigmund Freud and the world around him

Much has been written and we know about curiosities about Sigmund Freud: he was a collector, he loved dogs, he was a chain smoker, he psychoanalyzed his own daughter, he had three suits ... But there are certain aspects of his life that we sometimes overlook although they are fundamental to know more in depth both the psychoanalyst and the world around him.

Athena Parthenos, Palazzo Altemps

Athena Parthenos, Palazzo Altemps

Athena Parthenos; 1st century BCE copy by Athenian sculptor Antiochus of the famous original from 5th century BCE by Phidias; Arms and nose are part of 17th century CE restoration; Palazzo Altemps in...