Ancient views[ edit ] Most ancient cultures, including thinkers of Ancient Greece Ancient Chinaand Ancient India lacked the concept of creativity, seeing art as a form of discovery and not creation. The ancient Greeks had no terms corresponding to "to create" or "creator" except for the expression "poiein" "to make"which only applied to poiesis poetry and to the poietes poet, or "maker" who made it.
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His very finest work is considered to be his work on Crimea and it was regarded as the most effective work of its class. A absolutely ideal addition to a library of Fine Bindings, complete with the original and amazing looking Russian Romanov 'Tesak' sawback sword, bearing full Russian Romanov inspection markings, TM, a date,plus other cyrillic markings to the blade and scabbard.
It took us quite a while to trace the swords markings in our lexicon of 19th century European swords reference works. Curiously through our research these swords that appear to have survived the war in Russia were mostly in the Russian armoury store at Sebastepol during the war, and they were 'liberated' by the British soldiers from the armoury, and then used against the Russians in combat by the British.
Curiously this example found its way to Spain and was acquired some 50 years or so ago. The broad slightly curved single edged blade with wide fuller on the both sides, and has a saw back-edge.
The allies French, Ottoman, and British landed at Eupatoria on 14 Septemberintending to make a triumphal march to Sevastopol, the capital of the Crimea, with 50, men.
The kilometre 35 miles traverse took a year of fighting against the Russians. During the siege, the allied navy undertook six bombardments of the capital, on 17 October ; and on 9 April, 6 June, 17 June, 17 August, and 5 September Sevastopol is one of the classic sieges of all time.
The Russian field army withdrew before the allies could encircle it.
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The Royal Irish Constabulary was Ireland's armed police force from the early nineteenth century until A separate civic police force, the unarmed Dublin Metropolitan Police controlled the capital, and the cities of Derry and Belfast, originally with their own police forces, later had special divisions within the RIC.
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