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Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Limneology), Para 7
Category: Geology   Lakes   Folklore   Classical Mythology   
Topic: Lake of Circknickzerksey. [Its waters rush out of the ground and disappear as quickly, according to Laetius. Is this how the Argonauts travelled underground?]
Source: Laetius: Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis, xvii. 18   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Mythological, Para 11
Category: Classical Mythology   
Topic: Origin of the Demi-Gods of Antiquity. [Not all the gods were once human]
Source: Bott`s Answer to Warburton, 23   

Issue: 087, 24/06/29 p. 385-386
Heading: An After-Dinner Conversation
Category: Art   Religion   Social Anthropology   Classical Mythology   Science   
Topic: [Dialogue between a merchant and a medical student. The merchant finds art fanciful and idealized. The medical student, in an extended tract, expiates on the human need for the sublime or supernatural. At the end of his speech, the student finds the merchant has fallen asleep and missed it]
Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 473-474
Heading: Shades of the Dead. No. III.--Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   The Americas   Classical Mythology   Folklore   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Article, in a series on influential individuals in history. Columbus is perceived as the person most responsible for banishing the superstitions of the ancient world. However, he did not "resemble the idols of the nineteenth century". His enterprise was done more in the spirit of the reformation; technical or mechanical mastery of the material world was a means of realizing a vision, not an end in itself. Nor did Columbus relinquish religious faith]

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